Bringing online applications into the classroom in a privacy respective manner
Have you considered using online applications in the classroom but have wondered how you can do it in a many that
respects the privacy rights of students in BC? This workshop is for educators that want to better understand the
privacy rights of students in BC when using, or considering using, online educational applications as part of
We will discuss the legislative requirements for protecting personal information under the Freedom of Information and
Protection of Privacy Act and how those requirements may inform how teachers ask students to engage with online
applications. We will touch on topics such as local storage, voluntary and informed consent, first and third party
personal information, the kinds of assignments that lend themselves to the use of online applications, and training.
This is a great opportunity for you to ask questions about BC’s privacy laws and to develop your own approach to
privacy and online educational applications.