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Mobile Phones Are No More Allowed To Use In French School

According to koodakpress، Pupils in France have been banned from using their mobile phones during school hours after a new law has been passed prohibiting their use.Students in both primary and middle schools up to the age of 15 will now have to leave their phones at home or switch them off.From now on they will only be able to use […]

According to koodakpress، Pupils in France have been banned from using their mobile phones during school hours after a new law has been passed prohibiting their use.Students in both primary and middle schools up to the age of 15 will now have to leave their phones at home or switch them off.From now on they will only be able to use them in cases of emergency.

Education minister Jean-Michel Blanquer said the law aimed to help children focus on lessons, to socialise better and to reduce social media use. It is also designed to fight online bullying and prevent thefts or violence in school.

Currently in the UK, it is up to the school to decide whether phones should be banned.But a new poll released as pupils return to school suggested that almost six in 10 (59 per cent) UK parents think students should not be allowed to carry their mobiles around the school grounds.

However, of the 2,022 parents surveyed by Internet Matters, 27 per cent said phones should be permitted during breaktime, while 34 per cent said they should be permitted during lunchtime.

Cyberbullying was also found to be a cause of concern for eight out of 10 respondents, with 68 per cent worried about their child feeling the strain of having the latest device.

 

 

 

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