The Best Interests of the Child: Making digital rights real in UK education

Collinson, J. (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

Description

We will discuss the key findings and recommendations from our new report, a reflection on the Best Interests of the Child UNCRC principle in the context of the Age Appropriate Design Code.

The Code became enforceable from September 2nd 2021. Will it have the effects its 15 standards set out to achieve? As the ICO navigates a new course that goes beyond the narrow framing of data protection law, with a new Commissioner at the helm and with changes to UK data protection law that lie ahead, what might it all mean for children?

We’ve lots of questions that our panel will discuss. Can the Right to Object in data protection law ever work for school children? How can school staff have clarity, confidence and consistency in the procurement decisions they are making? Is there progress in developing technical standards and tools to enable choice and control? Can children realise their rights, and how might the Code help or hinder them and their families?
Period5 Oct 2021
Event titleThe Best Interests of the Child: Making digital rights real in UK education
Event typeOther
Degree of RecognitionNational