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Do We have Safer Children in a Digital World?

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Us Online references the current cyber-safeguarding literature, and foremost draws on Safer Children in a Digital World: The Report of the Byron Review (2008), and arguments for empowering children and young people to keep themselves safe. This report commissioned by the UK Government provided the foundation for the first two versions of Us Online. In her follow-up… Read more »
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Roar now working with a network of freelance Local Authority Consultants across UK

In this difficult economic climate Roar has forged new mutually beneficial relationships with ex-Local Authority Consultants. Hussen Raza, Roar’s UK General Manager said, “Quite a few of the Local Authority clients Roar was working with for the past few years… Read more »

Multiple Intelligence Theory

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Why is it the case that people demonstrate such a range of aptitudes to learning, or that any teaching technique will produce  a range of results in any given group of learners. The Multiple Intelligence Theory of Howard… Read more »

The internet is one giant job resume

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If you’re on Facebook or Twitter or any of the myriad social networks rolling out across the web, you might want to heed the The Word of US comedian and satirist Stephen Colbert.  All jokes aside, Colbert has important things… Read more »

Tackling the seedy cyber-underbelly

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This week saw the official launch of Australia’s high-speed National Broadband Network (NBN), the planned fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) network that is promising users internet speeds of 100Mb/sec and more.  Fortuitously for Roar, Tasmania was selected as the first areaRead more »

Should there be limits on students’ screen time?

Should there be limits on students’ screen time?

The brain is remarkable, not least for the way it can change and adapt under certain conditions. This is called neuro-plasticity. And it’s explored in Norman Doidge’s extraordinary book, The Brain that Changes Itself. Given the capacity… Read more »

Did You Know 4.0 [VIDEO]

Did You Know 4.0

Web 2.0, the social media, and convergence are radically changing the traditional media landscape. Read more »