We don’t block Facebook at my school, specifically because SMT have decided (rightly, in my view), that instead of blocking it and then sticking our heads in the sand while the students find ways around the block, it is better to educate and promote responsible use of technology.

This, for example, is not responsible use (not my school, by the way):

Girls suspended for teacher jibes

Dozens of girls were suspended from a C of E school for setting up a defamatory Facebook site about a teacher.

Some 29 pupils aged between 11 and 18 at Grey Coat Hospital girls’ school in Westminster signed up to the webpage, which they called The Hate Society.

AngryTechnician approves.

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The Angry Technician is an experienced IT professional in the UK education sector. Normally found in various states of annoyance on his blog. All views are those of his imaginary pet dog, Howard.
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