As one of the biggest issues plaguing children at schools today, NSW Education Minister Rob Stokes is launching an Australian-first review into phone use in classrooms across the state.
Child psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg is leading the review which will examine the positives and negatives of the technology in schools.
He tells Chris Smith in the interview below “There is absolutely a problem.” I think a lot of the cyber-bullying is because kids have not been taught how to use the smartphones in a safe, smart and responsible manner.”
Listen below for further details of the investigation and Dr Michael Carr-Gregg's thoughts on tech in schools
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