Parents & caretakers

Over the past few years, a divide has emerged between youngsters growing up with the internet and parents growing up without. As a parent, you are faced with this divide when raising your children. While you as a parent may see the dangers, your child may see the internet as a wonderful place to discover all kinds of things. Within the Movez network, we work together with youth to explore how we can empower them to become smart, healthy and happy media users. We aim to make a contribution to society together with youth.

Are you curious about how you as a parent can make sure your child uses digital media in a fun and safe way, or would you like to know more about our research and how you and your child can get involved? Then take a quick look!

Drink more water with the Share H2O program: Children encourage each other to drink water

Children consume a lot of sugars through sweet drinks, while there is a much easier, cheaper and healthier alternative: water from the tap! The Share H2O programme helps children to drink water more often by using the power of their social network.   Do you also want children to drink water more often? Or are you curious about the programme? Click and read on! 

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Young people develop social media campaigns for a healthier living environment

In the project "Influence!", Dr. Roel Lutkenhaus of Momentum, in collaboration with Stichting Chance to Influence and Stichting TalentzSkool, conducted research on how healthy youth perceive their living environment. The youth used all their creativity and developed a social media campaign for a healthier living environment. Curious about the research and the creations of the youth?

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Research on online hurtful behaviour: "Even if children think certain things go far, the fear of getting nasty reactions themselves is greater"

Online hurtful behaviour is increasingly common. Research by Esther Rozendaal en Chiara de Jong shows that people don't always stand up for the victims.

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Block or Bless

Forwarding unwanted nude photos, removing someone from a group app because of their sexual preference, racist comments on Instagram posts: online hurtful behaviour is common and a hot topic, especially among young people. Often, people assume that knowledge will bring the desired change to positive behaviour. But research shows that it’s not knowledge but the social environment that’s most influential.

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