I see no guidance…

The Irish Data Protection Commissioner has issued guidance on the use of children’s fingerprints (and any other bits of their body) in schools. The full story is over on Pippa’s blog. Amongst other things:

The Irish Data Protection Commissioner stipulates that the obtaining of consent is of paramount importance when schools consider the introduction of a biometric system.

Meanwhile, back In England, we’re still waiting for the promised guidance from the DfES.

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