Don't be afraid to take phones off teens, says Eton head

Don't be afraid to take phones off teens, says Eton head
 

Schools and parents should not be scared to take smartphones and other electronic devices away from teenagers, the headmaster of Eton has said.
Simon Henderson, head of the private school since 2015, says it is sometimes appropriate to take devices away.
Speaking at a Girls' Day School Trust conference in London, Mr Henderson said Eton now requires its Year 9 boys to hand in their devices at night-time.
He said the boys liked the move, as it removed the pressure from them.
Asked how schools could help teenagers navigate social media, Mr Henderson told the conference: "It's a 24/7... read more

 
13 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 75
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