Tag Archive: children

Jun 22 2016

2016 update on health risks associated with mobile/cellular phones

A summary of the latest findings on the possible health risks associated with prolonged mobile/cellular phone use. Last month, the results of a multi-year, peer-reviewed study conducted on rats found a link between mobile/cellular phones and cancer. The study, which was conducted by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) in the United States found … ‘low …

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Jul 31 2015

Health risks and mobile/cellular phones, revisited

Four years since our last report update, we are revisiting the discussion on possible health risks associated with mobile/cellular phone use Earlier this week, news reports stated that the city of Berkeley, California (USA), had recently passed a law “requiring cell phone stores to inform customers about safety recommendations” (Source: CNN). Specifically, the stores must …

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Sep 17 2014

Guidelines for Industry on Child Online Protection

An overview of the recently published revised Guidelines for Industry on Child Online Protection, and the five key areas highlighted for protecting and promoting children’s rights. Last week, the International Telecommunications Union (ITU) announced the release of updated Guidelines for Industry on Child Online Protection, which it has prepared in collaboration with the United Nations Children Fund …

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Dec 21 2012

How will the new US rules affect children online privacy?

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This post discusses the recently amended Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, and highlights its likely impact on the Caribbean. Earlier this week, the United States Government approved amendments to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act with the aim of increasing the protection of children online, and making the provisions more relevant to evolving technology and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://www.ict-pulse.com/2012/12/rules-affect-children-online-privacy/

Aug 29 2012

Are we truly using technology in the classroom?

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Across the region there have been calls for schools and teachers to cater to our increasingly tech-savvy students. Here are five factors affecting the use of technology in the classroom. With the recent release of  Caribbean Examination Council (CXC) examination results, the quality of the education offered in the Caribbean has been garnering wide debate. At …

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