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Taking care of Privacy in the online teaching world…

I have just completed the Privacy Commissioners course Privacy ABC for schools. Nothing particularly new (I have been a Privacy Officer in a former life) but it was good to view material in an Education context. What I would now … Continue reading

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A view from a classroom…

Day 1 for students, Day 17 for teachers… at least the view is better.

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Working holiday…

School holidays are in progress. Fairly busy time, however… catching up on all the work not done while preparing for a pandemic (as part of readiness team) participating in several online meetings preparing resources for online teaching and assessment – … Continue reading

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random thoughts while staying at home…

A few weeks ago I was in Florence, Italy on the tail end of 3 weeks England, Wales, and Croatia. Missed a bullet I think… Good quote…“We have heard that schools that have been closed overseas have probably undergone 3 … Continue reading

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another pandemic impact… Silicon Valley 2020 cancelled

Sadly we have had to cancel our planned Silicon Valley trip. Worse, students parents lost around $1,200 each in non-refundable deposits. Unfortunately, this outcome could not be avoided and there are some very disappointed students – some of whom had … Continue reading

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one pandemic outcome…

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Pandemic planning

Wellington East Girls College has a pandemic plan, however, with the possibility of school closures becoming increasingly real, we will need to review some IT operational implications. I have done similar work as part of Business Continuity Planning (including Y2K) … Continue reading

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