High hopes are held for the advances of big data, learning analytics and AI to benefit children’s education. To ensure these serve children’s interests, our review of policy and practice in combination with new school-centred user research will generate recommendations for child-rights-respecting data governance mechanisms that can unlock the potential of education data.
By Kruakae Pothong, Ayça Atabey and Sonia Livingstone 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, »
By Ayca Atabey As of September 2, 2021, all organisations that provide online services that are likely to be accessed by children must comply with »
By Emma Day The Digital Futures Commission report on education data governance set out a child rights-based analysis of the use of EdTech in UK »
By Baroness Beeban Kidron When I first introduced the Age Appropriate Design Code (AADC) into the Data Protection Bill in 2018, I had no idea »
By Emma Day What are the necessary steps required to secure the future of children’s data-driven learning? Baroness Beeban Kidron OBE and Professor Sonia Livingstone »
By Kruakae Pothong and Sonia Livingstone The rise in data-driven education is marked by polarised discourses of hopes for the beneficial uses of data about »