Could screen time support child development?

Parents are raising their children in the era of the smartphone. At least 100 new apps for children have been released each year since 2016 with children under five using screens, on average, for three hours a day.

With the toddler app market growing fast, might children’s screen time play a role in helping to narrow the school readiness gap? Or should we be wary of toddler tech? Read Nesta’s latest analysis of the market for parent and child apps.

Online event: The future of toddler tech

We’re bringing together futurists and policy experts to discuss the role of responsible tech in child development and sharing our latest research into the trajectory of child-facing apps.

Tuesday 28 June 12:00-13:00Register to attend

This event is for anyone working in the early years sector from policymakers to educators and practitioners.