Mobile phones in school
Mobile phones in school. The Kenya Secondary School Principals Association’s chairperson, Indimuli Kahi, has sparked a contentious discussion about students’ access to cell phones.
This suggestion from the Kenya Secondary School Principals Association’s Chairperson indicates that the students to use the phones under supervision and direction from the teacher.
According to Kahi today, evolving tendencies in the digital economy should let pupils to bring their phones to school.
The truth is that technology is the way to go and it should be applied even to our education, Kahi said. I always say this and I am always criticized for it.
The access to the phones, according to the top principal, should be carefully controlled by teachers.
The time has come for us to reconsider our student’s mobile phone use policy in schools, according to Kahi.
The female teachers union unveiled digital items for members on Saturday as the principal of Machakos School was addressing the crowd.
For instance, according to Kahi, the majority of classes were taken online during the Covid 19 pandemic.
Pupils would log in to classes using either their own laptops and smartphones or those of their parents.
Students were constantly using digital platforms when schools were closed during Covid, but as soon as they reopened, cell phones were outlawed.
Nonetheless, Kahi says that the ministry of education ought to think about introducing devices with secured websites.
Students will be able to access just permitted websites and educational materials thanks to this.
The time has arrived for pupils to use technology in class so that schools won’t be closed if there is an educational shock. We can close schools, but education never stops, the man added.
This can be supported by allowing students to use mobile phones under supervision by the teachers to access online and internet educational materials.