Safe to study
Robert Platt explores what can be done to lock violence out of educational institutes
When it comes to student safety, walking the tightrope between creating a welcoming environment on the one hand and visible surveillance that may be unsettling or restricts personal privacy is a delicate balance. With budgets ever more constrained by economic considerations and fierce competition for funding, cost is also a key issue, meaning that a multidisciplinary strategy combining technology with physical security measures and clear safety guidelines is the most effective and economical approach.While the ongoing Covid pandemic . . .