Ep 05 Is provincial privacy Legislation up to the task of protecting students and families?

By Claudiu Popa

In this exclusive 10-part series, cybersafety educator and author Claudiu Popa, founder of the KnowledgeFlow Foundation invites an exceptional group of special guests to take part in grounded discussions on the promise and myth of edtech, from the original intentions to catalyze learning through technology to the privacy-invasive practices that may impact generations of students across Canada and the United States. Packed full of cybersecurity examples, amusing anecdotes, relevant advice and intellectual ammunition, the unmissable CybersecurED series is aimed at educators, parents and administrators who truly care about maximizing the potential and safety of educational technology in the modern classroom. Truly a show for everyone!

On Episode 5 of the CyberSecurED Podcast we speak with Dr.Ann Cavoukian about student data protection, provincial privacy legislation and the authority of Privacy Commissioners to protect families from data abuses. Dr. Cavoukian served for an unprecedented three terms as Privacy Commissioner of Ontario during which time she introduced Privacy by Design and Stop Bullying (by Design), among numerous privacy initiatives.