Governance and Data Protection in Schools

Governance and Data Protection in schools, the balance between the strategic role of Governors against the operational role of the SLT

Information Commissioner draws attention to ‘Accountability’ at recent conference

“This next phase of GDPR requires a refocus on comprehensive data protection – embedding sound data governance in all of your business processes.” Elizabeth Denham, Information Commissioner Leading up to, and indeed since the implementation of the GDPR we had numerous conversations with schools, local authorities and EdTech suppliers regarding what the GDPR truly meant.  The majority of those we

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The top 5 tasks you SHOULD have completed

The top 5 tasks you SHOULD have completed to ensure compliance with the GDPR It’s been several months since GDPR Day – here are 5 things you SHOULD have completed by now: 1  Appoint and inform ICO of details of your DPO  It is a legal requirement under the GDPR that every school appoints a Data Protection Officer (DPO). You MUST

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What should you do when ICO comes knocking?

The implementation of the GDPR was not the final hurdle, it was just the starting line! You should’t panic if you’re having an ICO Advisory Visit or an ICO Audit, just make sure you understand the difference and what is expected of you. It is now even more important for schools to look at their on-going compliance and ensure they

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