WISE KIDS Work
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[Training Commitments] [Testimonials]
WISE KIDS delivers ongoing
training and consultancy programmes. For a sample of the
programmes delivered recently click here.
A sample of our Training
Programmes and Projects is featured below.
10th of October 2012 - WISE KIDS delivers
a first - a webinar for LASA
The webinar aimed to explore the following
-Rethinking e-safety – a different approach
- Digital Citizenship - what is it and why is it important to
the CYP sector.
- Current guidance and best practice.
- Are CYP managers too risk averse with new technologies and
what’s the right balance?
- Getting it right and taking advantage of new technologies to
deliver services to young people.
- Key examples? Signposting to e-safety resources and guidance.
28th of September 2012: Sangeet Bhullar
from WISE KIDS was invited to deliver a Keynote Session at the
'Volunteering in a Digital World' conference which was
organised by the
Communities 2.0 and held in Swansea on the 26th and 27th of
September 2012. The presentation, entitled: 21st Century Digital
Citizen – Opportunities and Challenges provided an overview of
new web developments, and explored what was needed by
individuals and organisations to engage effectively in the
digital space. See below for video webcast of the presentation
For a copy of the slides from the
presentation, see below:
September to November 2011
WISE KIDS collaborated with CyMAL to deliver a New Media and
Information Literacy Programme for Librarians in Wales. To find
out more and to view the project blog, see
1st of November 2011: As a run-up
eCrime Wales Summit 2011, Sangeet Bhullar from WISE KIDS delivered a workshop
for Educators and other professionals on Privacy and Safety in a
Web 2.0 world. Watch an interview with Sangeet recorded prior to
Anti-bullying Week (15th-21st Nov 2010):
See the Webcasts and Social Media output from the
Relationships conference that WISE KIDS helped organise and
participated in on the 15th of November 2010
New - WISE KIDS Bridgend
Healthy Schools Resource
1st of Feb 2010 and 3rd of Feb 2010:
WISE KIDS - WISP Conference(s) in Swansea and Bangor respectively
Young People in a Digital World 2010 - Preparing, Supporting and
archive from the Swansea conference now available] [For
Press Release click here;
in Welsh here]
1st of Feb 2010:
WISE KIDS launched the Digital Youth Wales Network
1st of Feb 2010:
WISE KIDS launched
Resources for the Welsh Assembly
9th of February 2010: European Safer
Internet Day: WISE KIDS delivered a Keynote at an ESIS
Conference and a presentation at the
Safer Internet Day Conference in London. Also launch of
Clever Click Safe' Campaign.
26th of October 2009:
WISE KIDS partnered with
Wales to deliver a
workshop in Llandudno. See
live blogging transcript
10th of February 2009
European Safer Internet Day - WISE KIDS
helps the Welsh Assembly Government listen to the needs of
Butetown Youth. See the Government Press Release.
May 26th 2009 WISE KIDS and Urdd develop
Innovative Programme for Internet Generation
WISE KIDS is working in partnership with the
Urdd on an innovative project that will train youth workers and
Urdd development officers on innovative and safe
Internet use, and create resources to support Welsh
speaking youth in Wales. The project, launched at the
Welsh youth festival, the Urdd National Eisteddfod, and
BT Wales, will ensure that young people know how to
keep themselves safe online and when using mobile
Oct 2008 WISE KIDS - WISP Conference:
WISE KIDS and the Wales Internet Safety Partnership (WISP)
organised a conference entitled
People, Mobile and Internet Technologies 2008 - Maximising
Opportunities, Addressing Challenges"
held at the
Richard Ley Development Centre in Swansea on the 20th of
October. See Press Release [English] [Cymraeg].
Web Casts and Presentations Now Online.
[Programme in English] [Programme
Jan 08-March 08: WISE KIDS
undertook the Youth Net
Working Project funded by the European Social Risk Fund.
Nov 2006 - June 2007: WISE KIDS
worked with the Wales
Co-operative Centre to develop an e-learning programme on
Internet technologies for the Social Economy.
Nov 15th 2005:
"Teen Works 2005: Young People and the Internet"
was a one day conference
organised by WISE KIDS and IT Wales to explore young people's
awareness and use of the Internet and mobile phones, and
August 2004 : WISE KIDS
worked with the Wales Youth Agency and the
Welsh Assembly Government to develop a pilot peer mentoring
program for young people on proficient, fun and safe Internet Safety.
The research and the delivery of the training for the pilot were funded by the Welsh Assembly Government and the Wales
Youth Agency respectively.
2004-December 2004 : WISE KIDS received some funds from the Welsh Development
Agency to work in partnership with them and the Catapult project
in Tredegar to deliver an innovative programme called the
Internet Experts program, as part of the e-communities
initiative. This programme was completed successfully.
European Social Risk Fund Grants
Internet Power Project
In June 2003, WISE KIDS was awarded a European Social Risk Grant
to deliver a 5 to 6 day “Internet Power” training program to
selected groups from Pembrokeshire and Cardiff. To this end,
WISE KIDS worked with Learning Pembrokeshire and MEWN Cymru
(Minority Ethnic Women’s Network) respectively to deliver this
training to interested participants from their network, or
The aim of the Internet Power project was to provide
participants with training on Internet safety issues, Internet
proficiency and Positive Internet use in order that they may use
the Internet more safely, efficiently and positively. Training
on positive Internet use covers resources and tools to encourage
online personal and community development, for example, setting
up email discussion groups, websites, blogs and hot lists. The
project was completed by the 21st of November, with three
groups from Pembrokeshire and one group from MEWN Cymru having
completed their training.
In December 2003, WISE KIDS received a second award of £10,000 from the European
Social Risk Fund to deliver an innovative project for young people entitled
Digital Youth Stories project.
The aim of the project was to
work directly and primarily with young people (16 to 20 year
olds), by developing a program of training that used ICT as a
means to improve their skills, create confidence, as well as to
create awareness of Internet Safety issues and tools available
to them on the Internet that can help them to contribute to