This is if your kids have an iPhone and you want to restrict what they do on it. Specifically if you want to stop them using their mobile data for certain things. For example, my kids have theirs set so that they can only browse the web via WiFi. As the places they predominantly do… Read More Moby Lock
Lets start with a statement I never envisaged writing when starting this blog. Jeremy Hunt said some interesting things this week. Yes, that Jeremy Hunt. Mr Hunt was speaking at an event looking at mental health services for children and young people. The Education Policy Institute (EPI) had published a report looking at this issue… Read More The Social Contract
Should students be able to use their smartphones in class? Should they even be allowed to have them in school? Ok, this is risky discussion to get into at the moment. Seems that it’s something you have to take sides on then defend your position to the death. Seems that to have an opinion on… Read More He started something with his first “hello, hello”.
Am I the only one who doubts that the appearance of the Raspberry Pi will single handedly re-boot computing in our schools? I have to say that when news of this device first started appearing my first reaction was “and…?”. Having seen the development to date I have to say that first reaction has not changed. I… Read More Is Pi the answer?
If you haven’t been keeping up with proposed Education Bill changes relating to Mobile Phones, here is a summary, along with a brief rant. Here is what appears to be the most current DfE guidance on mobile phones: School staff can confiscate a mobile phone as a disciplinary penalty, and have a legal defence in… Read More Punishment and Restraint of Children (Amended)