Guangdong Guangya High School said it would ‘continue consulting students, parents, teachers and experts’ after criticism of its new devices. Photo: Handout
Guangdong Guangya High School said it would ‘continue consulting students, parents, teachers and experts’ after criticism of its new devices. Photo: Handout

Chinese school buys its pupils tracking bracelets – then vows to consult them after online backlash

  • Privacy concerns raised over Guangdong Guangya High School’s purchase of 3,500 electronic bracelets that can track location and behaviour in class
  • It insists it wants ‘relaxed environment’ for pupils and is still deciding how to use the devices

Guangdong Guangya High School said it would ‘continue consulting students, parents, teachers and experts’ after criticism of its new devices. Photo: Handout
Guangdong Guangya High School said it would ‘continue consulting students, parents, teachers and experts’ after criticism of its new devices. Photo: Handout
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