Social media, student consent and monitoring

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Dear Co-op Academy Leeds,

This freedom of information request is regarding the academy use of social media, monitoring of students private social media accounts and, etc. Find below the list of questions.

Academy use of social media and students consent of photograph or video
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1. Does the academy get the student(s) consent before taking a photograph or video of them?
2. Does the academy get the student(s) consent before posting the photograph or video on social media?
3. Are the student(s) allowed to request for their photograph or video to be removed from the academy social media?

Academy social media monitoring of students private accounts
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1. Does the academy actively search for private social media accounts of students (either with the use of software or by typing the student name into the social media site)?
2. Does the academy compel student(s) to delete content from their private social media accounts?
3. Does the academy have any policies in place that allows the academy to search for private social media of students? If yes, is the policy made clear to the students, parents, etc?

Yours faithfully,

hannah allison

Carol Hurley (Leeds), Co-op Academy Leeds

Dear Hannah,
Thank you for your access request for information regarding the academies
use of social media and the monitoring of student's private media.
I have answered your questions below.
Academy use of social media and students consent of photograph or video  
1. Does the academy get the student(s) consent before taking a photograph
or video of them? YES
2. Does the academy get the student(s) consent before posting the
photograph or video on social media? YES
3. Are the student(s) allowed to request for their photograph or video to
be removed from the academy social media? YES

Academy social media monitoring of students private accounts
1. Does the academy actively search for private social media accounts of
students (either with the use of software or by typing the student name
into the social media site)? NO
2. Does the academy compel student(s) to delete content from their private
social media accounts? NO
3. Does the academy have any policies in place that allows the academy to
search for private social media of students? If yes, is the policy made
clear to the students, parents, etc?  NO

Carol Hurley

Curriculum Support Manager

 

Tel:: 0113 3807940 Ext 214

 [1]leeds.coopacademies.co.uk

 Stoney Rock Lane, Leeds, LS9 7HD

 

 

 

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