Certificate in Data Protection & GDPR in Schools

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Duration: 50 mins (approx)

GDPR came into force on the 25th May 2018 and was designed modernise data protection laws, giving individuals greater control of their personal information. It’s essential that all staff are up to date with their responsibilities under GDPR and know their requirements, by law, in collecting, storing and handling personal data.

Our Essential CPD course on data protection and GDPR provides you and your staff with the core content you need to ensure adherence with these policies. Delivered in high-quality video CPD format that has been skilfully organised for busy workloads and is accessible on any device, anytime, anywhere, our data protection and GDPR training has been designed to provide maximum learning potential in the leanest, most cost effective and most time-efficient manner.

Delivered by subject matter expert, Tim Briger, the course has been divided into five easily digestible modules and contains links to further learning, resources and activities throughout, with knowledge tests and assessments to help you evidence your data protection and GDPR compliance.

Designed in line with the following policies

  • General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
  • The Data Protection Act 2018

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand GDPR and how it builds and expands on previous data protection policy
  • An awareness of key definitions and roles which underpin data protection law
  • Recognising the critical elements of data protection and how these relate to school environments
  • Understanding lawful grounds for processing data and the basis of consent
  • Know the rights of school personnel and the responsibilities of school staff, including dealing with a data breach
Course Units

Introduction

This CPD certified course will help you to better understand your roles and responsibilities in relation to Data Protection & GDPR. It is aimed at governors, senior leaders and members of school staff who work in all school settings, from early years...

Module 1: Introduction to Data Protection and the GDPR

Module 1 will provide you with an overview of data protection and the key definitions that characterise its importance in law. It will help you to understand the significance of GDPR, why it has come into force and how it interacts with The Data Prot...

Module 2: The Principles of Data Protection

In module 2 you will learn about what is meant by each of the six principles of the Data Protection Act, guiding you through how each principle relates to your school’s data processing activities, keeping in mind the overall principle of accountabili...

Module 3: Lawful Basis for Processing Data, and Obtaining Consent

In module 3 you will learn about the lawful basis for processing data and obtaining consent. It will explain what your responsibilities are in respect of collecting personal data, lawful grounds for processing it and understanding what issues you sho...

Module 4: Data Subject Rights

Module 4 looks at the rights and freedoms of the people whom you hold personal data about, including students and members of staff. You will learn how to respond to requests, including the right for any individual to receive a copy of any personal in...

Module 5: Data Protection Responsibilities

In module 5 you will learn about the responsibilities of different roles relating to data protection within your school, including the Data Protection Officer. You will understand what constitutes a data breach, and what to do if you think personal d...

GDPR

A very helpful informative course
Charlie Jenkins - Hemswell Cliff Primary School

Certificate in Data Protection & GDPR in Schools

Completed this at home in about an hour, as part of my ongoing training, working in an education setting. Found the course easy to access, plain talking, short concise details so easy to digest. Particularly like the way it was separated in to 5 different sections to define clear differences between regulation. Would highly recommend.
Karen Gleed, Support staff - Ormiston Sudbury Academy

GDPR training review

overall this was a very informative course with a comprehensive view of what GDPR means in a school setting. Information presented was relevant and useful, though could have been summed up a little clearer.
Ian McKay - Aston Academy

Happy

Enjoyed and learned
Dan Granger, Teacher - Tupton Hall School

S reay

Have learnt so much more information on GDPR. A very informative webinar
Sharon Reay - Ian Ramsey Church of England Academy

Courses are excellent and well run

Loved everyone so far and I’m looking forward to the next
Price Jason - Kingsdale Foundation School

Get updated on GDPR

This is an expert exploration through all the facets of GDPR as embodied in the 2018 updated law. Essential learning for anyone involved in the education sector. Clear and precise instruction.
Julia Banks, Key Stage Lead - Grove Street Primary School and Nursery School

I found this very informational.
jo layden - Aston Academy

Review of Data protection and GDPR course

A great course with lots of detail, but it broke down key terminology into understandable chunks! very accessible!
Kim Wallace, Teacher - Tupton Hall School

Informative

Informative course
Holly Pestell - The Venerable Bede CE Academy

GDPR course

Concise but detailed, thank you.
Laura Somers-Caush - The Venerable Bede CE Academy

Certificate in Data Protection & GDPR in Schools

A well informed and concise course - ideal for all school settings.
Cathy Brooks, SBM - Charles Baines Community Primary School

Essential CPD Data Protection GDPR

Clear and informative. Regulations in this area are thoroughly explained.
Richard Stroud - The Forest High School

Data Protection and GDPR

Good course with a comprehensive view of what GDPR means in a school setting.The information was relevant and useful.
Andrea Townsend, Non-teaching - Queen Katharine Academy

Informative and Clear

A clear and informative set of modules.
Michael Crampton - The Venerable Bede CE Academy

Very informative and relates well to my role in school

Easy to access and follow. Not too long or technical.
Sandra Stew, Teacher - Tupton Hall School

Data Protection & GDPR in schools

detailed presentation with many factors to consider. Enjoyed the short test at the end.
James Hutchinson - Ian Ramsey Church of England Academy

Data Protection/GDPR

Very informative.
Chris Foster, support staff - Grove Street Primary School and Nursery School

Edward

Informative and enjoyable
Edward Otieno - Kingsdale Foundation School

Data Protection and GDPR - Review

I thought the course content was very good. It outlines the processes, responsibilities and applicability of the regulations surrounding this topic to the school setting. I feel much more confident and aware of the data that I work with. In addition, it made me reflect on my previous handling of data and to see if anything else can be improved.
Jonathan Poon - Kingsdale Foundation School

Very informative

Really straightforward presentation that was easy to follow.
Vicky Harris - The Venerable Bede CE Academy

Informative and useful.

I liked it. Worth to watch and learn.
Rita Butkeviciute, Teacher - Queen Katharine Academy

informative

excellent
Joanne Carter, Teacher - Moorside High School ST9 0HP

GDPR clear and simple

Great course to refresh and bring data protection to the forefront of your work. The presenter breaks the information down into easy to understand modules. Recommend!
Jenny Salerno, EXAMS - Wright Robinson College

good course

informative and covers what you need to know.
Heather Duffy - Ash Lea School

Data Protection and GDPR

An extremely informative course covering the topics in great detail
Ian Lauder, classroom support assistant (SEN dept) - The Venerable Bede CE Academy

Data Protection

Good course. Always useful to update data protection.
Pauline Spencer, Cover Supervisor - University Academy Long Sutton

GDPR

A clear and concise training on the GDPR regulations and procedures to follow within the education sector. Informative and easy to follow. Thank you.
Saffiyah Nanabawa, Business manager - Jame'ah Girls Academy

Skills

“Communication skills great and able to identify what you need to know
olubayo Oyewole - The Abbey School ME13 8RZ

A thorough look at GDPR for teachers

The instructor clearly has a passion for his subject, and walks through all the relevant GDPR scenarios that teachers will face.
John Watson, teacher - The Sittingbourne School

GDPR

A useful course to explain the updated regulations to the Data Protection Act and the Principles.
Jenni Mersh, Teacher - John Spence Community High School

Great and insightful course.

Great course - a lot of information but the right information you need condensed down into simple and easy steps.
Keeley Roberts - New Bridge School Direct Cohort

Very informative

Easy access
Vicki Wallis - The Appleton School

Informative

Relevant, informative information included
Charlie Hargreaves, Teacher - The Appleton School

Already done

All good
Deb Bennett - Peareswood Primary School

Data protection & GDPR

Course was informative and broken down into modules so it was easy to understand legal requirements around data protection and GDPR.
christell Sumner, Senior leader - St John Rigby College

DATA PROTECTION

Highlights the responsibility we have in managing data and our duty to respect and protect the rights of those who place trust in our use of their information
Gemma Carroll - Nishkam School West London

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Easy to understand
Jenna Latif, Volunteer - Knockhall Academy

Excellent

A really thorough course on GDPR without being overly long.
Charlotte FOX, Year Leader - Lawn Manor Academy

Gdpr

Good content
Richard Tidy - Wellington Schools

Very informative

A great experience
Ruth Davidson, Deputy Head - Knockhall Academy

Useful

Very practical and straightforward
Caio Ribeiro, Teacher of MFL - Park Vale Academy

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