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Screen Time: Impacts on education and wellbeing

Inquiry

The Education Committee will assess how screentime can support and impact children’s development, wellbeing, and educational outcomes.

The Committee will also examine the effectiveness of digital safety education in schools and the ways in which schools and parents can be better supported to manage children’s screen usage.

The inquiry will also focus on how screen use for academic purposes is being managed in schools

Read the call for evidence for more detail about the inquiry.

You can submit evidence until 23:59 on 16 October 2023. Your submission should be no more than 3000 words.

This inquiry is no longer accepting evidence

The deadline for submissions was Monday 16 October 2023.

Reports, special reports and government responses

No reports or special reports published.

Oral evidence transcripts

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12 March 2024
Inquiry Screen Time: Impacts on education and wellbeing
Witnesses Damian Hinds (Minister of State for Schools at Department for Education), Charlotte Briscall (Director, Chief Digital Officer at Department for Education), and Kate Dixon (Director of Pupil Wellbeing and Safety at Department for Education)
Oral Evidence
12 March 2024
Inquiry Screen Time: Impacts on education and wellbeing
Witnesses Mark Bunting (Director of Online Safety Strategy Delivery at Ofcom), and Yih-Choung Teh (Group Director for Strategy and Research at Ofcom)
Oral Evidence
20 February 2024
Inquiry Screen Time: Impacts on education and wellbeing
Witnesses Dame Rachel de Souza (The Children’s Commissioner at Office of the Children's Commissioner for England)
Oral Evidence
Internet Matters (ST0050)
Common Sense Media (ST0045)
Dr Richard James (Assistant Professor at University of Nottingham), and Lucy Hitcham (PhD Candidate at University of Nottingham) (ST0046)

Other publications

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Contact us

  • Email: educom@parliament.uk
  • Phone: 020 7219 2370 (general enquiries) | 020 7219 8895 (media enquiries)
  • Address: Education Committee, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA