Privacy of Student Data
January 23, 2015
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A growing trend in educational technology is protecting student information and data. As big data becomes bigger across P12 and college campuses, how can we best protect students’ privacy? Is this pledge a good start? http://studentprivacypledge.org
This Journal article looks at trends and issues of information security and data privacy facing schools, parents, and students: http://thejournal.com/articles/2015/01/22/6-predictions-on-the-future-of-student-data-privacy.aspx
Schools and teachers are storing more and more data online–student photos, student test results, teacher lesson plan–just for a start. Are we doing this mindfully and securely? This site highlights concerns and steps we can take to help keep students and teachers safe: https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/education/
What privacy and security issues do you see with student data moving increasingly online? How are you tackling those challenges?