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This VoteTopic was in celebration of Safer Internet Day on the 6th February and we asked voters to consider the “digital divide” between them and the older figures in their lives.
College & 16+ students considered: “Are older generations equipped to teach young people about the online world?”, Secondary students answered: “Are adults equipped to teach you about the online world?”, Primary 7-11 voters were asked: “Do adults have the tools to teach you about the online world?”, while Primary 5-7 voters discussed: “Can adults and children learn from each other about the online world?”
Yes because they can teach children to stay away from links so they don't get scammed by anybody.
Adults grew up with very different technology to what we have now so we do not feel they are equipped to deal with the specific things we do online today.
The older generation aren't educated enough to teach younger people about the internet because they are digital immigrants and we are digital natives.