24 May Apps and Bad choices
Students in boarding in 2017 have only ever known a digital, on-line world where being connected is an essential part of daily life. The era of connectivity, with so many platforms and apps brings opportunities, benefits and challenges. A multi-coloured world of infinitely varied, stimulating resources developing every day, also brings risks and challenges for young people and the boarding parents seeking to guide them. While digital technology can be positive and enriching, it can also distract young people and cause significant harm.