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Researching Reform

Welcome to another week.

A thought provoking article in Open Democracy has criticised the way government uses child safeguarding policies.

In the piece, Jen Persson, who is the Director of defenddigitalme, an independent, non-partisan organisation which calls for fair, transparent, and safe use of children’s data in education, says the government is using child safeguarding laws and guidelines as a way to access children’s private information round the clock. She also calls out the lack of transparency in relation to who is accessing this data, for what purpose and which government departments are being given the information.

Our question this week then, is this: have you had personal experience of government departments taking information from your children which you believed to be protected, in the name of safeguarding?

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