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Kindergarten kids to get data protection lessons

01.02.19 / Didactical resource / Media competence

Children in canton Zurich aged as young as 4 to 9 could soon be learning about data protection and privacy issues, in one of the first projects of its kind in Europe. The teaching material has been developed by the Zurich University of Teacher Education.

www.swissinfo.ch

Data protection

28.01.19 / educa.ch / Publication

On the occasion of European Data Privacy Day on 28 January, educa.ch has published a new dossier on the subject of data protection. It contains information on the legal foundations together with links and teaching guidelines. It is accompanied by an app with short videos and a glossary.

www.educa.ch

Trends Shaping Education 2019

23.01.19 / Publication / International

The OECD report “Trends Shaping Education 2019” explores major economic, political, social and technological trends affecting the future of education. It aims to inform strategic thinking and stimulate reflection on the challenges facing education.

www.oecd.org

MOOC: The Networked Teacher

22.01.19 / Continuing education

This Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) helps to become a "networked teacher", develop pedagogical digital competence, learn about collaborative and active approaches, share ideas and build a future professional learning network. The course starts on 25.02.2019.

www.europeanschoolnetacademy.eu

FIDES project: new website

18.01.19 / Digital identity / educa.ch

Initial pilots have started, and practical testing is under way. The Fliedermatte school provides a test environment and examples of use. Location and protagonists are fictitious but realistically reflect everyday life at school. See the new website for full details about the project.

fides.educa.ch (German)

11 key readings on children’s data and privacy online

07.01.19 / Publication / Media competence

S. Livingstone, R. Nandagiri and M. Stoilova highlight 11 studies that they have found valuable for insights regarding how children conceptualise privacy, their interactions with digital environments as they negotiate privacy and their understandings of data.

blogs.lse.ac.uk/mediapolicyproject

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