Capita has admitted a bug in an information management system used by 21,000 UK schools could have incorrectly linked contact details to the wrong pupils – an incident with huge implications for pupils’ data protection. The Register reports.
NetSupport is pleased to announce that eCadets, the UK-based school online safety peer empowerment programme, founded by Henry Platten, will be working with NetSupport to enhance its online safeguarding toolkit for schools.
A plan to ballot for industrial action over teachers’ pay in September is already “on the cards” amid fears that the delayed announcement on salaries signals a disappointing offer, it has emerged. Tes reports.
Damian Hinds writes in The Telegraph. Children today have never known a time when a phone couldn’t navigate you through life. It is our sense of direction, our bank, our shopping centre, our library and our music collection.
Won’t somebody think of the children? Capita – perhaps the UK’s leastfavourite outsourcing badass – is to oversee the admin, processing and support for all primary school national curriculum assessment (NCA) tests in England. The Register reports.
When I was a deputy, I can remember sitting down with the headteacher to begin the sifting process for a teaching position that had been advertised for our school. We had over 200 applications. The Primary Head writes in Teachwire.