Limiting children’s screen time to maximize outdoor play

3 April, 2018
Categories: Blog

Governments and education leaders must work better together to steer children away from the potentially damaging effects of excessive online time in favour of the wider benefits of traditional ‘play’ activity.

 

That’s the view of education writer Maria Onzain, who cites reports claiming too much social media use by teenagers can result in addiction and depression. However, she admits today’s increasingly connected world means it is ‘harder than ever before to peel children away’ from their electronic devices.  Full blog