Dublin, 24th April. Zeeko, headquartered at NovaUCD, announced the findings of its digital trend report Children’s Online Behaviour in Ireland 2016-18. The data used in this survey was collected from May 2016 to February 2018 in primary and secondary schools throughout Ireland.
In this report Zeeko provides a comprehensive analysis of children’s online behaviour over a 16 month time frame, namely an entire school year (2016/2017) and one semester (2017/18). Zeeko has surveyed 244 schools (173 primary, 71 secondary), and a total of 35,867 children (18,131 males and 17,736 females). This is the one of the most extensive studies on children’s digital behaviour in Ireland to date.Read more
Dublin, 10th January. Zeeko, headquartered at NovaUCD, announced the results of its Secondary School Digital Trend Report, a study aimed at better understanding the current digital trends among teenagers in Ireland. The study surveyed 3,231 secondary school pupils, 1,408 females and 1,823 males from 30 schools.
. A risky form of online behaviour called sexting i.e. the act of exchanging sexually explicit content online in the form of images, videos and text has become a prominent feature of Irish adolescents’ communication. By senior cycle, adolescents are 30% more likely to send sexually explicit images compared to when they first enter junior cycle. There is currently no law in Ireland that specifically governs sexting, therefore education is crucial in managing children’s online behaviour.Read more