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Code: GDPR37 Data Protection – What does it mean for governors?

This session is designed to provide school governors with specific information about how data protection legislation impacts their role in schools.

The session will:

· Provide an overview of the new General Data protection Regulations (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018

· Explain what governors need to know about data breaches, subject access requests and data processing within schools.

· Outline how governors can monitor Data Protection compliance within their school.

The session will also provide an opportunity for networking where school governors will be able to discuss with colleagues the impact of Data Protection and share their experiences of common data protection problems with our experienced team on hand to provide guidance and support.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 31 January 2020 13:30 - 16:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: GDPR36 In Focus Workshop - Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs)

These short, focussed training sessions are intended to help school staff develop their knowledge and understanding of a specific aspect of data protection.

This session will focus on Data Protection Impact Assessments (DPIAs) in schools and will cover:

  • What DPIAs are and why schools need to complete them.
  • Situations when DPIAs are advisable and when they are mandatory under the GDPR.
  • Step-by-step guide to the process for completing a DPIA.
  • A worked example of a school DPIA to demonstrate the process involved.
  • An opportunity to discuss any DPIAs schools have completed so far and what they’ve learned from them.

The session will incorporate a range of education-based case studies and examples to demonstrate how data protection impacts everyone working within a school setting.

Each session will also feature a ‘data protection surgery’ which will provide you with an opportunity to discuss data protection issues you may have already encountered at school with our experienced team of Information Governance Officers. This will also provide you with a chance to talk to colleagues from other schools, who may also have come across similar issues, to share solutions and discuss best practice.

Please note, that some of the content covered in these sessions will be similar to that in the Masterclass training workshops.

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 31 January 2020 11:00 - 12:00 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map

Code: GDPR35 In Focus Workshop - Records Management

This short, focussed training session is intended to help school staff develop their knowledge and understanding of records management, and how gaining better control over their records will help in their everyday work, as well as aid compliance with legislation such as FOI and data protection.

This session will focus on records management in schools and will cover:

  •  What records are and what format these might be found in.
  • An overview of the records life cycle.
  • The benefits of good records management.
  • Guidance on key tools available to help manage records better, such as retention schedules, file plans and naming conventions.

The session will incorporate a range of education-based examples to demonstrate how records management is relevant to and the responsibility of everyone working within a school setting.

There will be an opportunity to discuss records management issues you may have already encountered at school with our experienced team of Information Governance Officers. This will also provide you with a chance to talk to colleagues from other schools, who may also have come across similar issues, to share solutions and discuss best practice.

 

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Session Session Date Session Time Session Venue Map
1 31 January 2020 09:30 - 10:30 East Sussex Training & Development Centre (St Mary's House) Map