Some teachers are apprehensive about using social media to communicate with parents, pupils and fellow teachers. This stems from some horror stories, where teachers have been irresponsible in their use of social media. Here the problem is with the person using the resource rather than the resource itself. The GTCS has produced guidance for teachers on the use of social media.
Many teachers throughout the world are making excellent use of social media to develop their professional skills as well as improve communication with pupils and parents. Click here to read an article that may help you to reflect on your own use of social media.