The chief of Ofsted, the United Kingdom's education and children's services inspector, has warned against giving smartphones to children.

The official has stated that smartphones can be detrimental to children's development, both academically and socially.

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The official has stated that smartphones can be addictive and can lead to children becoming isolated and disconnected from the world around them.

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The official has called for parents to be more vigilant and responsible when it comes to their children's smartphone use.

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The official has also urged parents to be good role models by setting a good example when it comes to their own smartphone use, and not to use it in front of children.

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The Ofsted chief has also highlighted the negative impact of smartphones on children's mental health, sleep, and overall well-being.

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The official has also recommended that parents should consider the age of the child before giving them a smartphone, as young children may not have the maturity or understanding to use the device responsibly.

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The official has also stressed on the importance of fostering a healthy relationship with technology and not becoming overly dependent on it.

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Smartphones can be detrimental to children's development and well-being

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