28 Sep '14

News Tories consider online app to target bullying in schools

Education secretary Nicky Morgan discusses the idea of developing the apps to report bullying and sign permission slipsAn online app could be developed for children to safely report bullying in schools, under plans being considered by the education secretary, Nicky Morgan. Another phone app could be used to allow parents to sign permission slips for childrens school trips under the proposals, which Morgan said could make a big difference for mums across the country.Morgan also indicated that teachers and parents should be given support to help keep children safe online, and encouraged the use of breakfast clubs and after-school activities to help maximise the use of school buildings. Continue reading...

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