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Welcome to Data Protection for Governors and Trustees

If you’re a governor at a maintained school or trustee of a standalone academy, this course is for you. Hopefully, you will be aware that the responsibility for data protection is collective. Even if you’re lucky enough to have a data protection expert on your board, everyone needs a strong baseline knowledge of the school’s data protection duties, alongside what the rules introduced by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and Data Protection Act 2018 mean to your setting.

This short video will take you through what to expect during the course:


You’re now ready to start the course!  Click on the first lesson below titled “The Jargon Buster” to get started.

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