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Dr Jacqueline Harding
Director Tomorrow’s Child.
Founder: Institute of Maternal and Child Health:
Senior lecturer: Middlesex University
Advisor to numerous TV shows: Peter Rabbit; Clangers; Ruff Ruff Tweet and Dave; Teletubbies.
Steering group member 1001 Critical Days In UK Parliament: 2016
European Parliament speaker on children’s media
Frequently invited on Sky News and ITV to comment on children’s affairs
Children’s author and author of many books about children
Former BBC Education Editor; Head teacher and Government consultant
Preview – Mind the Gap
Dr Jacqueline Harding introduces a session that considers the ‘gap’ between mindful, calm behaviours among children and their rapid-fire media consumption. What’s best for kids – a fast-food media diet, or should a more slow-cooked meal be served up? Our session throws down the gauntlet to the panel and challenges…
Mind The Gap
In considering the 'gap' between mindful, calm behaviours amongst children and their rapid-fire media consumption, the panel will look at how young people’s lives have altered with rapid technological change and debate just how effective mindfulness and other ‘slow-down’ methods might be to children’s wellbeing while also considering the challenges…