defenddigitalme

By Hannah

defenddigitalme advocates for children’s privacy in data and digital rights, in education in England and beyond. We were founded in 2015 in response to concerns from teachers, parents and campaigners about increasingly invasive uses of children’s personal data in state education.

defenddigitalme advocates for children’s privacy in data and digital rights, in education in England and beyond. We were founded in 2015 in response to concerns from teachers, parents and campaigners about increasingly invasive uses of children’s personal data in state education.

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defenddigitalme - Issue #10. Challenging the Department for Education absence data collection

https://defenddigitalme.org/resources/ Digital Rights isn’t only about data protection when it comes to education. Digital rights are human rights, and the school environment is a special one because it involves children and families who are disempowered and …

 
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defenddigitalme - Issue #9 New Report & Event Invitation

We’ve been really busy over the summer so we’re excited to invite you to the launch event of our upcoming new report on Tuesday October 5th, World Teachers’ Day, from 3-4pm UK time. You need to register in advance and we’ll send you the online log in details …

 
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defenddigitalme - Issue #8 Summer Term 2021 Report Card

31 July 2021We closed the first half of the 2020-21 academic year in December, with a round up reflecting on a very challenging autumn term for schools. After ten months of rapid responses and uncertainty in the pandemic, Audrey Watters had written, ‘It’s bee…

 
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defenddigitalme - Issue #7 A review of 2020 and looking ahead

Wishing us all a happy and healthy 2021. Here's a look back on 2020 data issues in and around education.[orginally published on December 30, 2020]It's been quite a year.In January the Sunday Times exposed that gambling companies were getting data out of the L…

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defenddigitalme - Issue #6 The State Of Data 2020 Report launch and Event

The State of Data 2020 report launch: mapping a child’s digital footprint across England’s state education landscapeChildren have lost control of their digital footprint by their fifth birthday simply by going to school.Download the #StateOfData2020 Report Pa…

 
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defenddigitalme - Issue #5 A spotlight on children's data rights

Roll up, roll up, to the free Big Tent event. Education in the Digital Age: Realising rights, access and opportunityOn Tuesday September 8th at 16:30 I will be in conversation at the Big Tent Digital with Gillian Keegan MP Parliamentary Under Secretary of Sta…

 
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defenddigitalme - Issue #4 Algorithmic discrimination

Are you concerned how exam grades were processed in 2020 or will be next year? Or about the use of algorithms and computer made predictions in education? Write to your MP to demand better protections in lawWe are calling for protections against algorithmic di…

 
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defenddigitalme - Issue #3

Happy 3rd Birthday to us.Birthdays are always a time for reflection, and this year we’ve been doing more than usual. I take my hat off to school staff up and down the country, and beyond, who are doing what no teacher-training can prepare you for. While prior…

 
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defenddigitalme newsletter - Issue #2

We've decided to bring forward this half term's newsletter, since there are plenty of questions and concerns for schools around the COVID-19 coronavirus.First, there are official sources of advice for schoolsPublic Health England has published a poster for sc…

 
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2019 Year in Summary

As 2019 draws to a close, it is customary for people to look back and review the last twelve months in detail, or even the last ten years. You should certainly take a look at the review of edTech failures and fallacies by Audrey Watters, The 100 Worst Ed-Tech…