BREXIT and Education Technology

BREXIT and Education Technology


This is a round-up of views about how the decision to leave the EU might affect some of our laws pertaining to technology, such as data protection, followed by some suggestions on how one might use these notes in the classroom.

Data protection

Most of the articles and comments I've read about the implications for education technology-related matters of Britain's decision to leave the European Union, or Brexit, have been pure speculation.

However, one at least was quite interesting as far as teachers of Computing or ICT are concerned, posing the question “How will the decision affect our data protection laws?”

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Terry Freedman is an independent educational ICT consultant with over 35 years of experience in education. He publishes the ICT in Education website and the newsletter “Digital Education."