Mobile phones to be banned at nearly every school in Australia – here’s what you need to know about the new rules that come into force next year
- South Australia has banned mobile phones in public high schools from 2023
- Devices must be either left at home or powered off and placed in school storage
- The ban aims to reduce bullying and promote learning free from distraction
Mobile phones will be banned in South Australian schools, with students required to either lock up or leave their devices at home.
Principals at public secondary schools have written to parents detailing the ban, which will commence at the start of the 2023 school year.
South Australia will become the fourth state and territory in Australia to implement the ban – which…