This is Steve W Roche's Typepad Profile.
Join Typepad and start following Steve W Roche's activity
Join Now!
Already a member? Sign In
Steve W Roche
London, UK
Creative Thinking and Collaboration Expert, Internet Safety Campaigner and Author. You can reach me on +44 208 8582 0256
Interests: internet, creativity, innovation, ideas, ideation, collaboration
Recent Activity
If the UK Government's plans are put into practice, then today's Year 7s and 8s maybe sitting EBaccs in 4 years time. Some schools in the UK do already offer the IB (International Baccalaureate) which teaches subjects in such a way that the overlap between them becomes obvious. Imagine Statistics... Continue reading
Posted Dec 17, 2012 at Dr Zargle
As a student I always hated exams (Do you know anyone who loves them!?) and I sometimes thought that continuous assessment would be better. Then I went on a plane. And while I was cruising at 30,000 feet above the Atlantic, I asked myself the question: who would I prefer... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2012 at Dr Zargle
Dumbing down or smartening up? This year’s GCSE in Maths had some questions I think were much trickier than in other years. Example: Ratio questions used to be straightforward – ‘Bill and Ben share £469 in the ratio 2:5. How much do they each get?’ But this year there was... Continue reading
Posted Dec 12, 2012 at Dr Zargle
Click here to download our FREE Sell-It-Yourself Guide called 'How To Sell Your Property Yourself' Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2012 at For Sale Network Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2012 at Sparkwave
Habbo Hotel is to let its members chat again as it works on ways to help protect members from sexual predators. All chat on Habbo was stopped following media reports that paedophiles were using the site to groom youngsters. Habbo owner Sulake said it was preparing for the "Great Unmute"... Continue reading
Reblogged Jun 15, 2012 at Internet Dangers
Children are committing depraved sex attacks after having their minds warped by online porn, a government expert warned yesterday. In evidence to MPs, the Deputy Children’s Commissioner claimed there ‘isn’t a town, village or hamlet in which children are not being sexually exploited’ – often by other youngsters. Sue Berelowitz... Continue reading
Posted Jun 12, 2012 at Internet Dangers
Kurago is an organization dedicated to the task of encouraging and enabling people to be more courageous. If serious problems in our society are to be fixed, then people need to step forward and act. Our mission is to support people who do that and to act ourselves when action... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2012 at Kurago
The MultipleMind Method by Steve W Roche BOOK DESCRIPTION Have you ever wondered where Eureka Ideas come from? Do they just pop into the heads of lucky people out of the blue? Or are some people born with an innate ability to be creative while others are not? It's not... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2012 at The MultipleMind Method
Our new title was published yesterday. Click here for full details. Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2012 at Dragonwood
Think about the core message or idea that you really want to share with other people. You must be an expert on your subject. You must know 10 words for every word you write. If you write on success, you must already be successful. If you write on money, you... Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2012 at Sparkwave
We have recently published: Internet and Technology Dangers - click here for details Ezra and Mr Bignall's Disappearing Maths Class - click here for details The MultipleMind Method will be published in June 2012. Continue reading
Posted May 28, 2012 at Dragonwood
Children are being scarred for life by stumbling across internet pornography before their brains are able to cope with it, according to a leading neuroscientist. Dr William Struthers told MPs that in eight out of ten cases, youngsters come across hard-core images by accident. If they are between nine and... Continue reading
Posted May 25, 2012 at Internet Dangers
As of 2009 there is now a single offence: The offence will apply where a person does an act which is capable of encouraging or assisting another person to commit or attempt to commit suicide, and intends his act to so encourage or assist. The person committing the offence need... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2012 at Protechtion
The Police Force as it has historically been structured and organised cannot deal with the law enforcement challenges presented by the online world. We have both territorial and special police forces such as: British Transport Police Central Motorway Policing Group Civil Nuclear Constabulary (formerly UKAEA Constabulary) Ministry of Defence Police... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2012 at Protechtion
In 2004 the mobile phone operators signed up to a new code of practice that stops children from using unmoderated chat rooms, porn sites and gambling services. From the end of 2004 they became required to make sure that a person is over 18 before allowing them to buy a... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2012 at Protechtion
We believe that social networking sites take too long to respond to complaints and to requests to take down content - for example, cyberbullying content. Should fines be considered? How about warning pages? Google puts up warning pages regarding malware so why not in relation to other harmful content? Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2012 at Protechtion
The Internet cannot be made completely safe. So we need to do more to help people who are falling victim or who have fallen victim so that they have the confidence and skills to cope. These people need practical advice and in some cases counselling from non-establishment sources. My experience... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2012 at Protechtion
Young people can use the Internet for: —Education - learning and development; —Entertainment - consuming and creation; —Empowerment - self-expression, being creative and having a voice; and —Exploration - meeting new people, socialising and test boundaries. But in the process of setting out to do these wonderful things, children and... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2012 at Protechtion
Offline, the environment supports young people with signs and expected behaviour from others in the community – the green man, zebra crossings, speed limits and other responsible adults. Going online and playing video games may be more complex and diverse than crossing the road, but it illustrates that we should... Continue reading
Posted Feb 5, 2012 at Protechtion
Steve W Roche is now following Mac Attram
Jan 24, 2012