Effects of technology on children’s learning and behaviour

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As schools try to quickly adapt to on line delivery of education a new study rings some alarm bells for parents and teachers.

The Gonski Institute for Education at the University of NSW  publishes the first part of an ongoing study which examines the effects of technology use on kids’ learning capacity and behaviour.

Key findings indicate that nine out of 10 teachers and principals in Australia have observed an increase in students with emotional, social and behavioural challenges in school today, compared to just five years ago.

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