I thought it would be useful to compare the interim Glow/Microsoft Office 365 solution with the work which has been going on with Glew recently. This comparison is based on [ … ]
Duty of Care: Is it an excuse?
The most frequent reason I get when I discuss “open access” to the Internet with those that control network access and strategy in local authorities is duty of care: “We have a duty of care to protect young people”. But what is this duty of care, what isthe legal precedence on which it is based and does this duty of care require that we provide our learners with poor connectivity and restricted access to the worlds largest source of learning material?
My thoughts on today’s Education Scotland / Scottish Government ICT Summit in Stirling. An interesting discussion which will affect every learner in Scotland. Comments very welcome.
I’ve been doing a great deal of thinking recently about the essential elements and functions of a learning social network. Glow has been an interesting first few steps in the [ … ]