Digital Literacy and Young Children: Towards Better Understandings of the Benefits and Challenges of Digital Technologies in Homes and Early Years Settings

J. Gillen, L. Arnott, J. Marsh, A. Bus, T. Castro, M. Dardanou, P. Duncan, J. Enriquez-Gibson, R. Flewitt, C. Gray, D. Holloway, M. Jernes, S. Kontovourki, N. Kucirkova, K. Kumpulainen, G. March-Boehnck, G. Mascheroni, K. Nagy, J. O’Connor, B. O’NeillI. Palaiologou, D. Poveda, S. Salomaa, E. Severina, E. Tafa

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This policy brief is based on an extensive body of research across Europe and elsewhere conducted by leading researchers in the field across more than 30 countries. We have studied the use of digital technologies by children under 8 years old in a variety of settings using an extensive range of research methods.
Original languageEnglish
Place of Publication[S.I]
Number of pages12
Publication statusPublished - 31 Aug 2018


  • children's digital activities
  • children and technology
  • digital media in education

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