29 Jan 2024

Cellphone bans left up to schools to enforce

From Checkpoint, 5:28 pm on 29 January 2024

The clock's ticking for schools to introduce cellphone bans by the start of term two, but it's an assignment one Principal's dreading.

The National government's banning cellphones in schools to help lift educational educational achievement and expects students phones to be off and away including during breaks.

However, it's up to each school to decide how to practically enforce the ban.

Rangiora High School principal Bruce Kearney speaks to Lisa Owen.