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
Category: Children and young people
If a child’s done nothing wrong, he or she has nothing to hide …?
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
Picture: Kindlifresser Statue, Bern, Switzerland. We may think we know what a child is, that it is an obvious concept, but it most certainly isn’t. So in time honoured sociological fashion, let’s delve beneath the surface of the term to find out more. First of all, I'd like you to take a moment a jot… Continue reading On childhood