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[WISE KIDS Team] [WISE
KIDS Youth Panel]
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WISE KIDS is a not-for-profit company, founded in
Oct 2002 by Sangeet Bhullar.
WISE KIDS provides innovative training programmes and
consultancy in New Media, Internet and Mobile Technologies,
Internet Proficiency, Literacy and Safety.
WISE KIDS believes that individuals and
communities need the knowledge, skills and tools to understand
and harness the power of the Internet and Mobile technologies.
This includes Media Literacy skills, which include an
understanding of how the Internet works, effective and
proficient use of the Internet, and the ability to use these
technologies to access information, learning, participate
online, create and share content and services, and network
WISE KIDS also believes in the importance
of awareness and practice of safe use of Internet and Mobile
technologies. WISE KIDS believes
that individuals and communities need to be understand and
Internet Security, Privacy, and Responsibility when using Web
2.0 and other Internet and Mobile technologies, and be able to
assess and manage risk in these online and mobile environments.
In this way, they will have the
knowledge, tools and confidence to be active participants (users
and contributors) of the Knowledge Economy. WISE KIDS is
committed to overcoming the Digital Divide and believes that the
way forward must rest in greater education in these areas.
To this end, WISE KIDS works with a wide range of partners
including Schools, Colleges, Youth Organisations, Community
Projects, Private and Public Sector Organisations, throughout
the Wales and elsewhere, delivering innovative training
programmes and consultancy in New Media, Internet and Mobile
Technologies, Internet Proficiency, Literacy and Safety.
WISE KIDS Team and Board
WISE KIDS has a board of advisory directors, an executive
director, and a team of associates in the areas of social media
blogging, graphics and interactive content, training and
development. Click here to read more about
WISE KIDS Youth Panel
WISE KIDS also works with
a group of young people who form the volunteer WISE KIDS Teen
Panel. They help inform WISE KIDS of issues facing
young people using Internet, New Media and Mobile technologies. They are also trained by WISE KIDS on
Innovative, Positive and Safe Internet use. If your school, youth centre or library would
like to find out more about programme, do get in touch by
sending an email to WISE KIDS.