I’ve been seeing a lot of people on social media looking for a social media policy and / or an acceptable use policy.
May 29, 2012, 4:57 AM PDT
30 April 2012 Last updated at 12:31 ET By Sean Coughlan BBC News education correspondent Keele University will be open to applications via a US admissions service Keele University has become the first English university to join the Common Application system for university admissions in the United States.
If you’re using computers that have resisted the temptation to upgrade to Windows Vista or Windows 7, listen up.
In March 2012, the coalition Government issued a call for evidence on making the dismissal process "simpler, quicker and clearer" and introducing "compensated no-fault dismissals" for micro-businesses. Michael Bradshaw, employment partner at Charles Russell, outlines the compensated no-fault dismissal proposal and considers arguments for and against the suggested reform.
Does the name Joel Spolsky mean anything to you?
Many learning professionals speak about building a community environment for their learners to collaborate and communicate within. But many aren’t sure of the best way of accomplishing this. What is a ‘Learning Community’?
Picture: leftyparent.com As our school embarks on a mission to become more of a 21st Century school combined with the fact that we are now a Google Apps school I have gotten a number of questions about technology and our dependency on it.
If you assign wiki editing due dates to your students' wiki projects, Wikispaces has just launched a new feature just for you.
With the increasing use of open educational resources and the use of technology to provide online learning, more and more institutions are recording lectures to be broadcast or reused in a variety of ways. This comes with a range of potential legal implications, of which the institution should be aware.
Under the revised Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 (PECR), public electronic communications service providers are required to notify the ICO when a personal data breach occurs.
Following discussions with trade unions and employers, facilitated by the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS), the Institute for Learning (IfL) has issued a statement setting out the agreements reached and the progress made across eight areas:
The UK Government has put its view of how the Freedom of Information Act 2000 is working to the UK Parliament Justice Select Committee who will assess whether further scrutiny of the law is needed.
Guidance has been issued by the Government Digital Service (GDS) for government departments and other public sector bodies that are required to comply with the Privacy & Electronic Communication Regulations (PECR).
JISC's online conference Innovating e-Learning 2011 is being held from 22 - 25 November, and as part of the pre-conference activity week JISC Legal have recorded a short video entitled Mobile Learning - Identifying and Reducing the Legal Risks at your College.