GDPR - Data Protection for Network Managers and IT Technicians

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GDPR - Data Protection for Network Managers and IT Technicians



This Data Protection course is designed for Network Managers to support the school leadership team in implementing the requirements of the forthcoming GDPR.


The new legal General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes in to force on 25 May 2018 and will replace the Data Protection Act 1998 meaning the way you process data within your school will change. Find out about important changes to the new law and how this could influence schools policy and practice.  Accountability and governance is a big part of the impending changes and establishments will need to provide evidence on how they are complying with the GDPR.  None compliance of the GDPR could result in heavy financial penalties and reputational damage to the school.


This course is a must for all network managers and IT Technicians in school to find out about and discuss key differences between the current Data Protection Act 1998 and the new GDPR.  The new GDPR will require schools and academies to make some changes to the way they collect, process and manage personal data.  Areas such as technology use and IT infrastructure in relation to processing and storing personal data will be explored on this course, along with staff day to day common practice. Schools will be signposted to resources and help provided to support gathering information on how establishments currently process personal information, including advice for good practice moving forward in line with GDPR compliance. Current Data Protection policies and practices will need to be reviewed and updated to be compliant by 25 May 2018.

Course Aims:

This course will enable you to:

  • Understand the changes the GDPR will bring for your school
  • Gain practical advice for compliance; taking action now to prepare for 25 May 2018
  • Define your role and responsibilities to support the implementation of the new GDPR
  • Gain an awareness of how you will support the senior leadership team to implement GDPR
  • Deal with Access Requests and Data Breaches
  • Identify risks and make sure that appropriate mitigations are in place; ensure that reasonable measures have been taken to protect data.

This course is intended for:

Network Managers and IT Technicians

Course duration:

This is a 3 hour training course.

How to register: