• Data security for remote learning
    EdTech,  Remote Learning

    Data protection during remote learning and onwards

    Technology is now our primary education tool. It facilitates our remote classrooms, connects educators to students, and delivers learning materials … and thank goodness! Even 5 years ago keeping more than vague contact with students during a school shut down would have been next to impossible. Online learning and the technology which makes it possible is now our best bet to ensuring continued educational access. But as we come to rely more and more on hardware and educational software for everyday learning, it’s essential that data privacy is firmly built into every action and activity. So what do you need to know to keep yourself and your students safe during…

  • How to ensure data security in schools
    EdTech

    How to ensure data security in schools

    Classroom technology is a powerful learning tool, but it comes with risks. At least 66% of K-12 teachers are now using tech in the classroom on a daily basis (according to the University of Phoenix 2017 study into classroom habits) creating a significant risk to student data privacy. With devices and educational software quickly becoming a necessity, data privacy and cybersecurity need to become top priorities. So, what can you do as a digitally aware school leader to ensure the safety of your staff and students? Let’s have a look at some of the key risks that schools face in the cybersecurity sphere and how they can be tackled.  …