Filtering Children's Access to the Internet at School

Kathryn Moyle

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    Abstract

    Countries differ in their policy responses to the question: “Should children’s access to the Internet be filtered?” Countries such as the UK, U.S. and Australia do filter online content with software on servers, and countries such as Denmark, Sweden and The Netherlands, do not. The differences between these respective countries’ school policies are philosophical and political.

    This paper discusses intersections between the aims and purposes of schools, the political economy and the use of electronic filters on the Internet, for educational purposes. The paper concludes with a reflection of the implications of these issues for school leaders.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationICICTE 2012 Proceedings
    EditorsL Morris, C Tsolakidis
    Place of PublicationGreece
    PublisherInternational Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education
    Pages403-412
    Number of pages10
    ISBN (Print)978-99957-0-244-1
    Publication statusPublished - 2012
    EventInternational Conference on Information Communication Technology in Education 2012 - Rhodes, Greece
    Duration: 5 Jul 20127 Jul 2012

    Conference

    ConferenceInternational Conference on Information Communication Technology in Education 2012
    Period5/07/127/07/12

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    Moyle, K. (2012). Filtering Children's Access to the Internet at School. In L. Morris, & C. Tsolakidis (Eds.), ICICTE 2012 Proceedings (pp. 403-412). International Conference on Information Communication Technologies in Education.