The conference is open to educationalists throughout Essex, including head teachers, teachers, classroom assistants, pastoral support professionals and staff and students from the University of Essex.
There will be several speakers, including the keynote speaker, Baroness Kidron.
The talk will cover;
- An analysis of the digital environment young people inhabit
- The thinking behind each of the 5 rights
- The political case for a rights based approach
- The educational case for a rights based approach
iRights was born out of schools visits all over the world and Baroness Kidron believes that teachers and educational professionals are a central component of civil society that should demand a better net for young people.
The conference will also cover several other areas of e-Crime including:
What motivates someone to become a ‘troll’ with testimony from ex-troll, Johnny Nimmo. Johnny was jailed for cyber-bullying Caroline Criado-Perez and Labour MP, Stella Creasy about their campaign to have images of women on bank notes.
A panel debate on social media with questions from the conference floor entitled:
Social Media : ‘A force for good or a force for evil?’.
Panel members will include Baroness Kidron, Christine Pratt from the National Bullying Helpline and Dr Audrey Guinchard, Senior Lecturer in Law at the University of Essex and e-Crime specialist