Mobile phones can negatively impact the learning environment, leading to distractions and time wasting. Constant connectivity removes the focus from developing friendships and hinders full participation in the co-curricular life of the School and the quality of in-person social interactions.

This article is brought to you by Santa Maria College a WA Catholic Girls Schools – Years 5 – 12

Margo Bastow
Margo Bastow has twenty-five years experience working in marketing and management roles. For the last 16 years, she has been working with the Education sector and running her own social media/ marketing consultancy. Currently she is the Director of Community Relations at Santa Maria College, Western Australia.

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