Highlights from our digital media unit – Mr. Hill’s Musings – Education Article

On Friday, we had two class assemblies all about digital media and how people can use it to express themselves. As a blogger and social media advocate, I was bursting with pride. Our digital literacy coaches, Ryan Krakofsky and Fred Yue, were in the audience and loving it too. The assemblies rounded off a great How We Express Ourselves unit but, more importantly, demonstrated a huge mind shift in our school community. Digital media is something to embrace and leverage,…

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Hundreds of students in UK sanctioned over racist or offensive online posts | Education

Hundreds of university students have been disciplined or expelled for making racist, sexually explicit or homophobic comments on social media in recent years, it has been revealed. A number of top universities have punished students for posting Islamophobic, racist, antisemitic, homophobic and transphobic comments, or pictures of offensive weapons being brandished and other offensive content online. Data obtained through freedom of information requests from 92 universities in the UK shows 277 students have been sanctioned for this kind of behaviour…

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