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Can data-driven education be responsible, lawful and rights-respecting?

Pothong, Kruakae, Atabey, Ayça and Livingstone, Sonia ORCID: 0000-0002-3248-9862 (2021) Can data-driven education be responsible, lawful and rights-respecting? Digital Futures Commission (29 Nov 2021). Blog Entry.

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The volume and types of data, as well as the purposes of data processing in educational contexts, have expanded well beyond the initial purposes of evaluating schools’ performance, education planning and funding allocation, especially with the increased EdTech use in schools. Processing children’s education data promises a broad range of benefits that could advance children’s best interests provided that data are processed in a responsible, rights-respecting way that is proportionate to the risks and benefits. How can this be done, while also mitigating problems that can arise from such processing? And what level of agency should children, their parents and schools have in determining the scope and purposes of data processing in education?

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © 2021 The Author(s)
Divisions: Media and Communications
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HQ The family. Marriage. Woman
L Education > LB Theory and practice of education
Date Deposited: 06 Jul 2023 09:39
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2024 03:21

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