Schools

News and information about the use of biometrics in schools, or for the purpose of collecting biometrics from students. These systems can range from time & attendance systems, access control systems or cafeteria point-of-sale systems.

The Afghan government plans to conduct biometric registration of students and staff of madrassas around the country, as part of…

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New York State suspends school biometric surveillance

Deciding that the use of facial recognition in schools it too risky — at least politically — New York Governor…

 

US senators ask online proctor firms for evidence they are fighting biometrics bias

Allegations of bias in proctoring software will never be the motivating controversy that is bias in policing facial recognition software,…

 

NY school district allegedly misled about face biometrics system’s racial bias

A facial recognition system purchased by New York’s Lockport School District has greater disparities in performance between demographics than claimed…

 

Mastercard digital ID trial with Australia Post and university expands

A digital ID trial Mastercard is carrying out at an Australia university has expanded following a successful first phase. The trial…

 

TECH5 partners on biometrics-based examination ID solution in India

Auxiliary examination services provider Innovatiview and TECH5 have jointly announced a partnership last week to work on a new facial…

 

Data breach stirs new university protests about proctoring apps

A recent intrusion into a proctoring app may not have resulted in the exposure of students’ biometric data, but it…

 

Biometrics put to work to reduce cost and fraud in Nigerian education system

As Nigeria continuous its digital transformation drive, the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) says it is pursuing its efforts to…

 

Privacy concerns greet adoption of facial recognition system by India’s secondary education board

India’s Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) is introducing a facial recognition system that will henceforth allow tenth and twelfth…

 

Biometric digital identity can preserve remote exam integrity for South Africa’s universities

This is a guest post by Tshepo Magoma, a Yoti Digital Identity Fellow. The pandemic continues to open several opportunities for digital…

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