In the February edition of Education Today, Al Kingsley (Managing Director of NetSupport and the Chair of a Multi Academy Trust) discusses the five main areas schools should review and consider in order to achieve GDPR compliancy:

1. People

2. Data: what and where

3. Protecting and handling personal information

4. Report and record

5. Evidence

Al explains: “GDPR seems like an overwhelming requirement that schools have been left to cope with without any clear direction from local authorities – or anyone, for that matter. But is it something they need outside help with? The answer is: not really, as long as you’ve put systems and procedures in place. The fact is, schools are pretty procedure-led and are doing some of what’s needed already, so you won’t be starting completely from scratch!”

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