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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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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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5
Aug

GDPR – the importance of being a graceful swan

GDPR and the importance of being a graceful swan The swan metaphor is used to describe the perception of calm, control and graceful action whilst under the waterline, out of the public gaze, the manic paddling of the webbed feet are enabling the graceful movements above the water. With the increasing awareness of the public, of their rights and an

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29
Jul

Expanding MATs – the importance of due diligence

Based on data in the government website GIAS (Get Information About Schools) 221 schools will have closed and reopened as academies in 2019. Some will be creating new trusts, but many will be joining established MATs and this is where the importance of due diligence on the data protection protocols of joining schools come in. There are various government incentives

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19
Jul

Helping Children understand their Data and Privacy

Making it fun for students to learn about privacy Schools have an obligation to inform their students, parents, staff and others about how their data is used. This is nothing new. What has changed is that there is a lot more data now and more consequences for not doing it.   It is not just about legislation changes within GDPR and

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6
Mar

Lawyers accused of giving wrong GDPR consent advice

Lawyers accused of giving wrong GDPR consent advice A recent article in the Law Society Gazette by Brian Rogers, a legal compliance expert, warned that some solicitors who gave advice regarding how to comply with new GDPR rules last year should revisit that advice. He believes that mistakes were made when giving GDPR consent advice. He states that lawyers may

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1
Mar

ICO’s first school audit reports online

ICO’s first school audit reports online Enquire Learning Trust, Active Learning Trust and Greenwood Academies Trust are the first MATs to experience an ICO audit since the introduction of the GDPR in May 2018. These reports have been published online in the public domain. Many schools will learn much from these reports. Enquire Learning Trust was praised for creating an

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6
Mar

Capita SIMS Partner with GDPRiS to help schools meet requirements of the GDPR

Capita SIMS Partner with GDPRiS to help schools meet requirements of the GDPR. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into effect on Friday 25 May and we are delighted to announce that Capita SIMS have partnered with us to further raise awareness in schools and help them on their journey to GDPR compliance. Announcing the partnership Tony Sheppard, Operations

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