GDPR resource hub

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Last updated on 1 February 2018
School types: All · School phases: All
Between now and May 2018, you need to take steps to ensure that the way you handle data in your school will be in line with the new rules under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Here are the resources you need to prepare.

This is your go-to hub for practical support with preparing for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), so you're ready when it comes into force on 25 May 2018. Keep checking back for updates on the tasks we recommend you complete each month and resources to help you with each step.

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10-minute briefing for staff

An easy way to update your team about the GDPR. Available now on CPD Toolkit:

Go to the briefing | Join CPD Toolkit

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Conduct a self-assessment

See a list of all GDPR requirements and record whether you're meeting each one:

Begin your self-assessment | Learn more

Your GDPR roadmap: 3 tasks for February

1. Appoint your data protection officer (DPO). If you're not sure who this should be, read up on who can be your DPO based on your school type. Use our template job description to help you make your appointment.

2. Read our pointers on responding to subject access requests, and check that you can meet the new rules.

3. Identify which of the 6 lawful bases (reasons) you will use under the GDPR to justify why you need to process data.

For a reminder of your January tasks, visit our GDPR roadmap.

Resources available now:

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