Smartphones in Schools

All schools are now required to consult with the school community including teachers, students and parents on the use of smart phones and tablet devices in schools.PDST

The use of tablet devices and smart phones is now an integral part of the lives of children and young people. While this is a positive development, concerns have been identified including some risks associated with the misuse, abuse and possible overuse of these devices and the various associated technologies.

Children and young people need to be guided and supported to become good digital citizens. In a school setting, using digital technologies mediated by the teacher with the skills to exploit the potential of the technologies can be invaluable in equipping children with the skills to navigate the online world safely.

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2018-09-17T08:41:30+00:00September 17th, 2018|Categories: Education Issues|Tags: |

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