GDPR in Schools

19
Aug

Managing SARs and FOIs regarding exam results

Advice for teachers and schools on students’ access to information about their exam results It’s likely schools and colleges have seen or will see an increase in SAR and FOI requests asking for justification of marks and/or ranking when exam results are published this year. We’ve put together some simple advice you can follow to ensure you respond in accordance

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6
May

Covid-19 ICO understands school priorities

The ICO understands school priorities but safeguarding data remains paramount. Covid-19 has brought about the best in all communities and it turns out that the ICO (Information Commissioner’s Office) is not the big ogre everyone thought they were. It is their role to police data protection in the UK and rightly so. However, in a recent publication about their approach

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18
Mar

Covid-19 and Schools

Covid-19 and Schools From both an educationalist’s point of view and as someone working in data protection and privacy, the drive on remote learning that has been generated by Covid-19 (coronavirus) has been interesting to watch. Whether you view the offers from many companies to provide or enhance tools free of charge to organisations as real evidence that the tech

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16
Mar

Covid-19 – Schools must secure personal data

Covid-19 – Schools must secure personal data Covid-19 will eventually go away – compromised data won’t be so easy to put right. Here’s some simple guidance to help ensure all data remains secure and enhances your safeguarding procedures. Stay safe Download our free posters to help you get the message of handwashing across to your students and help protect your

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21
Jan

Helping schools comply with the GDPR security principle

GDPRiS partners with CyberSecurity app Secure Schools to help schools comply with the GDPR security principle. We are delighted to announce our partnership with Secure Schools to further help schools comply with data protection law and in particular the GDPR security principle. Talking about the partnership, Tony Sheppard, Head of Services at GDPR in Schools said “The growing importance of

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13
Dec

Brexit, GDPR and Schools – the next steps

Brexit, GDPR and Schools The nation has spoken – Brexit is going to happen and happen very quickly. So how will this affect your data protection processes in school and what do you need to do? Over the past few months the GDPR in Schools team have been keeping an eye on how the wind has been blowing around the

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26
Nov

GDPR – Top 3 facts

GDPR – Top 3 Facts 3 good reasons to stop burying your head in the sand! So many organisations, schools included, have spent a long time since the GDPR was introduced in May 2018 with their heads buried in the sand. Recent developments in the data protection arena show that it is the time to stop burying your head in

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20
Nov

GDPRiS Black Friday deals

If you’ve been exploring solutions to help you manage GDPR in your school or across your MAT, we’ve got some great deals that you can take advantage of until the 30 November 2019. Offer 1 – 15% off an annual subscription to the market-leading GDPRiS software. Start the new year as you mean to go on – safe in the

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14
Nov

Polling Stations in Schools

Data Protection considerations for schools as polling stations. The advent of the 12 December General Election 2019 has posed some interesting problems for schools as Polling Stations. Many schools close to students for the day, and some do so for all but essential staff, whilst others try to maintain ‘school as normal’ and remain open as much as possible. Download

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5
Nov

BETT Awards 2020 finalists announced

GDPRiS shortlisted for prestigious BETT Awards 2020 We are pleased to announce that GDPR in Schools has been shortlisted in the ‘COMPANY OF THE YEAR (LESS THAN £3M TURNOVER)’ category of the BETT Awards. Delighted to have been shortlisted for this award, it is testament to the innovative school focussed solutions we deliver and our commitment to helping customers get

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