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Opinion: don’t be a digital dropout

Exploring how and why schools should use social media For many schools, engaging in social media is as exciting as it is daunting. Like any new technology, there are risks that need to be managed. But developing an online identity ...

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Opinion: Federal funds? Already there

Evidence suggests more Commonwealth money alone won’t improve outcomes for Australia’s schoolchildren, and federal investment is not the portion that has been in decline. By Kevin Donnelly State, territory and Commonwealth education ministers have started the process of designing a ...

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Risk assessment has its rewards

Schools should routinely examine and re-examine where they are vulnerable to crime and dangerous incidents. “Identifying crime risks is a science and, to some extent, an art.” That’s the message from Leon Harris from Harris Crime Prevention Services, speaking at ...

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Wide web of cyber-safety

Network of law enforcement agencies and data firms spins online security program for educational institutions. A new project for internet safety in school communities has launched. ThinkUKnow is a free cyber-safety program that can deliver presentations to school staff, parents ...

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The privacy minefield

Protecting students’ information has become an incredibly complex task; breaking data into categories and using common sense can help simplify things. Towards the end of her presentation at Education Review's recent 2016 ProtectEd conference in Sydney, Anna Johnston from Salinger ...

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ProtectED conference update Nick Stanley, Managing Director of Tribal Group, will examine the different dimensions around security and privacy in a controlled physical classroom versus a virtual classroom. He will offer strategies around learning in an uncontrolled environment and discuss ...

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