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Last updated on 7 August 2018
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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.

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We updated the cheat sheet and school office poster on 7 August 2018 to change the recommended minimum password length from 7 to 8 characters, in line with good practice guidance.

'Cheat sheet' for all your 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.

Posters for 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
  • Deliver our GDPR presentation, available on CPD Toolkit – a ready-made training resource that you can use to update your team (free trial sign-up required if you're not already a member)

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