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Last reviewed on 30 October 2020
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Download our data protection cheat sheet for staff, and display these posters around your school to help everyone remember how to keep personal data safe day-to-day.

30 October 2020: we reviewed this article to check it's still up to date. None of the requirements have changed. 

Share our cheat sheet with all staff

Print this 2-page summary of the main day-to-day actions that staff need to take to protect personal data, and distribute it to all your staff. The points are applicable to teaching and support staff.

Pin our posters up in your staff room and school office

Put this poster up in your staff room for an at-a-glance list of data protection dos and don'ts for teaching staff: 

Put this poster up in your school office, in admin and finance offices, and/or anywhere near computers, printers, and scanners. It focuses more on good practice when using ICT.

Help your staff understand the key points of data protection law

If your staff still aren't certain on the principles of the GDPR, our resources can help you get them up to speed:

  • Share our GDPR QuickRead – all the key points of the GDPR on just one page
  • If you're a member of CPD Toolkit, deliver our GDPR presentation – a ready-made training resource you can use to update your team

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