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Digital education governance: data visualization, predictive analytics, and ‘real-time’ policy instruments
The landscape of digital policy instrumentation in education is surveyed and maps and two detailed case studies of new digital data systems are provided, including ‘learning analytics’ platforms that enable the tracking and predicting of students’ performances through their digital data traces. Expand
The datafied child: The dataveillance of children and implications for their rights
There remains little evidence that specific instruments to safeguard children’s rights in relation to dataveillance have been developed or implemented, and further attention needs to be paid to these issues. Expand
Digital participation, digital literacy, and school subjects: A review of the policies, literature and evidence
This UK review aims to provide a critical introduction to the policies and research on the subjects of digital literacy and digital participation, seeking to show what they mean for classroomExpand
Learning Identities in a Digital Age: Rethinking creativity, education and technology
Digital media are increasingly interwoven into how we understand society and ourselves today. From lines of code to evolving forms of online conduct, they have become an ever present layer of ourExpand
Pandemic politics, pedagogies and practices: digital technologies and distance education during the coronavirus emergency
The first special issue of Learning, Media and Technology of 2020, entitled ‘Education and technology into the 2020s: speculative futures’, presented a series of papers looking to the future of cri...
Governing methods: policy innovation labs, design and data science in the digital governance of education
Policy innovation labs are emerging knowledge actors and technical experts in the governing of education. The article offers a historical and conceptual account of the organisational form of theExpand
Algorithmic skin: health-tracking technologies, personal analytics and the biopedagogies of digitized health and physical education
The emergence of digitized health and physical education, or ‘eHPE’, embeds software algorithms in the organization of health and physical education pedagogies. Particularly with the emergence ofExpand
Decoding ClassDojo: psycho-policy, social-emotional learning and persuasive educational technologies
ABSTRACT ClassDojo is one of the world’s most successful educational technologies, currently used by over 3 million teachers and 35 million children globally. It reinforces and enacts emergingExpand
Silicon startup schools: technocracy, algorithmic imaginaries and venture philanthropy in corporate education reform
ABSTRACT Technology companies are investing billions of dollars in educational technology, but also creating their own alternative schools. This article traces the emergence of four prototypicalExpand
Governing software: networks, databases and algorithmic power in the digital governance of public education
This article examines the emergence of ‘digital governance’ in public education in England. Drawing on and combining concepts from software studies, policy and political studies, it identifies someExpand