The Digital Futures Commission is working to put children’s interests at the centre of the design of the digital world. Its ambitious research programme is guided by a group of Commissioners with expertise in how children and digital technology intersect. Our programme of work led by Professor Sonia Livingstone OBE during the three years of the Commission will be focused on real world change for children and young people. We welcome expressions of interest in our work from all who wish to build the digital world young people deserve.

Beeban Kidron

Chair, 5Rights Foundation

Why play matters in a digital world

To ask afresh why children’s play matters, and to figure out how to design a better digital world, we have already taken three crucial steps: »

Interview with Gerison Lansdown

As part of our interview series on play in the digital world, Sonia Livingstone and Kate Cowan spoke to Gerison Lansdown, an expert on children’s »

The DFC is launching a consultation on play and invites children and young people, parents and carers, and professionals who work with children to share views on the opportunities to play in a digital world.