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    Posts Tagged ‘database state’

    There’s no V (for vulnerable) in GIRFEC

    Wednesday, 5th June 2013 | Home Ed in the News, Law & Policy, Schoolhouse

    Thank you to everyone who has supported our petition which has now gathered 1165 signatures over the past month from those who do not believe the Scottish Parliament has the right, or legislative competence, to introduce what amounts to a national identity register via a Trojan horse Bill cleverly disguised in child protection clothing.   The mainstream and social media have been picking up on those aspects of the Children and Young People Bill that we have highlighted as being in breach of Article 8, the UK Data Protection Act and a specific EU Data Protection Directive, the unilateral departure from…

    We want to share your data (anonymously)

    Friday, 5th April 2013 | Home Ed in the News, Law & Policy, Resources

    It was such a joy to report on the professional approach of Scottish Borders Council the other day and we can also report positive things from North Lanarkshire where they seem to understand the meaning of the word ‘respect’ when it comes to parents who choose not to delegate responsibility for their children’s education to the school system. While these two councils are not alone in operating within the law and statutory guidance, they happen to be the most shining examples of good practice that we have recently identified.   Unfortunately this week alone has seen several reports of appallingly bad practice…