EP 07 How should school boards select distance learning tools that protect student privacy?

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!

The Ministry of Education, school boards and the schools themselves are responsible for the use of learning management systems that enforce responsible collection, use and disposal of student information. How can parents, educators and school boards up their game to meet the challenges and opportunities of cloud-based technology?
In this exciting episode, special Guest David Fraser, veteran privacy and technology lawyer discusses the fine balance between making technology available to kids and enforcing strict constraints upon its use to avoid data breaches and security incidents.