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Managing Lateral Flow Testing in Schools

Managing Lateral Flow Testing in Schools In December 2020, the UK government Covid-19 lateral flow testing in schools of its staff and pupils to support the national effort to reduce cases of infections. Following this announcement, the Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said: “Testing on this scale brings real benefits to education. It means more children, teachers and staff can stay

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GDPRiS announces closer working partnership with Panoramic

GDPRiS announces closer working partnership with Panoramic GDPR in Schools Limited, the UK’s leading provider of data protection monitoring and management software to schools, and Panoramic Business Operations Services, provider of data protection officer services to the education sector, have announced a closer working relationship. The partnership brings together a wealth of experience and understanding of data protection in education.

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GDPRiS develops closer working partnership with NexusProtect

GDPRiS develops closer working partnership with NexusProtect GDPR in Schools Limited, the UK’s leading provider of data protection monitoring and management software to schools, and NexusProtect, a leading provider of data protection officer services to the education sector, have announced a closer working relationship. This partnership brings together a wealth of experience and understanding of data protection in education. Schools

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The Problem with Data Privacy Day

The Problem with Data Privacy Day Data Privacy Day/Data Protection Day really bugs me. It has done for years and years, and I am not talking about when Data Protection Day got hijacked to be Data Privacy Day. Yes, I know that it has only been going since 2007, but the problem goes back a bit further than that. Within

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EU-US Privacy Shield Transferring data outside the EU

EU-US Privacy Shield, Schrems II and transferring data outside the EU – what schools need to know and do. Until 31st December 2020, the UK and EU share the same data transfer protocols. After that, it becomes a different story, which we’ll share in a future article. First, let’s look at the EU-US Privacy Shield and how this may affect

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GDPRiS joins forces with Data Protection Education

GDPRiS and Data Protection Education (DPE) join forces to provide enhanced data protection services to schools GDPR in Schools Limited, the UK’s leading provider of data protection monitoring and management software to schools, and Data Protection Education Ltd, a leading provider of data protection officer services to the education sector, has announced a closer working relationship. This new partnership brings

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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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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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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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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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