Barbados students allowed phones in school

| October 20, 2015

STUDENTS at all levels, from nursery to secondary level, may soon be officially allowed to carry and use their smartphones in school.

But first they and their parents will have to accept and sign a comprehensive new code of conduct prepared by the Ministry of Education. And even before that, it appears both the ministry and parents will have to overcome strong objections from the teachers’ unions, particularly the Barbados Secondary Teachers’ Union.

Minister Ronald Jones. Photo courtesy

Minister Ronald Jones. Photo courtesy

The code, titled Mobile Technologies Use Policy for Nursery, Primary and Secondary Schools in Barbados was first circulated to stakeholders more than a month ago. Article courtesy– See more at:


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