3 Dec 2019

Students rediscovering art of conversation thanks to phone ban

From Morning Report, 7:51 am on 3 December 2019

Students at an Auckland secondary school are rediscovering the joy of card games, lunch time sport and the simple art of conversation thanks to a total ban on phones during the school day.

Glendowie College is one of the latest schools to restrict student use of phones because of concern young people are spending too much time on their devices instead of interacting with one another.

What do the school students think of this?

John Gerritsen went along to the school to find out.