How risky is it to be a child? Slides for my BERA 2017 talk

BERA2017 Click above if you would like to see the slides for my talk on children at risk at the British Educational Research Association conference in Brighton next week. If you are there, I am speaking in FUL-106 at 15.50h on Tuesday 5th September, and the title of the paper is 'How risky it is… Continue reading How risky is it to be a child? Slides for my BERA 2017 talk

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Response to the DfE’s consultation on whether pupil data should be shared

The Department for Education recently carried out a consultation to find out views in relation to sharing data stored on the National Pupil Database. Here is a copy of the submission made by me, Andy Phippen and Terri Dowty. It includes some examples that people might find useful in bringing this problem to life. Do you agree… Continue reading Response to the DfE’s consultation on whether pupil data should be shared

Want to make a fast buck? UK children’s personal data up for sale, everywhere

Did you know that people regularly spy on our children, for profit? This blog post discusses the role of children's data in UK society, and the dangers that excessive processing of this data presents to society as a whole. Using children's personal data goes back a long way, particularly when it comes to the idea of… Continue reading Want to make a fast buck? UK children’s personal data up for sale, everywhere