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Objectives

The main objective is to create an interdisciplinary network that will advance understanding of young children ́s digital literacy and multimodal practices in the new media age and which will build a co-ordinated European agenda for future research in this area.

It will develop Early Stage Researchers ́ (ESR) capacity for future work and will strengthen further the already leading position of Europe in this field. We will engage with policy makers in order to ensure impact on policy and practice with regard to parental support, early years ́ schooling and informal education in museums, libraries and community spaces. This will reflect a multifaceted approach to enhancing the digital literacy skills and future capacities of young children in Europe.

Our objects are as follows: