The coronavirus pandemic has had unprecedented implications for schools Down Under including millions of students working from home for a prolonged period of time. What are the cyber safety implications of this and what can and should schools do?
Phone bans at school simply don’t work, many educators argue. And isn’t the whole idea counterproductive in today’s digital age?
Watching YouTube. Playing Fortnite. Maintaining a SnapStreak. Commenting on YOLO. Bingeing on Riverdale. Sneaking porn. ‘gramming pretty much everything.
As an educator, you don’t need x-ray vision to figure out that you and your students aren’t always on the same page.
Smartphones that slip into a backpocket and tablets that tuck into schoolbags have allowed kids to inhabit a digital world largely invisible to the grown-ups - and seemingly impossible to supervise.
If we ban phones from classrooms, are we passing up an opportunity for learning?
In the lead-up to its centenary and as part of its commitment to reduce bullying, one of Australia’s leading private schools for girls is making Family Zone protection mandatory on all learning devices for younger students outside of ...
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Across Australian states and territories, there is a growing consensus that educators have a duty of care to protect students from online harm, just as they do in the offline world.