Evaluation of the screen time children spend daily for using digital technology

  • 1 American University in Bulgaria, Blagoevgrad, Bulgaria
  • 2 Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”, Sofia, Bulgaria


The survey “Evaluation of the screen time our children spend daily for using digital technology” was conducted as part of a master thesis in Social Entrepreneurship at the American University in Bulgaria in March 2023. Analysis of the data for “time spent” by children on interacting with electronic devices is increasing alongside with the grow of the child and is directly influenced by entering formal education system. Acceptable “time spent” for the majority of parents is 1-2 hours in age group 5 to 9 (pre- and primary school) and 3-5 hours for 10 and above (when children enter the phase of adolescence). The parental that digital technologies are having positive
impact over children (educational, social and digital skills development) is growing with the child growing up, and for the age group 10 -14 (secondary school) and 14 and above (gymnasium) it is dominating among parents.



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