Practical data protection for non-teaching staff: staff briefing

Give non-teaching staff a 30-minute breakdown of how data protection impacts their role and how they can stay compliant, with our adaptable presentation, facilitator notes, quiz and handout. Take them through common data protection scenarios to help them put what they learn into practice.

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Note: if you're looking for a data protection briefing for teachers and teaching assistants, use this version.

30-minute briefing for non-teaching staff: how to keep personal data safe in your role

Use this presentation to give your non-teaching staff (such as office staff, kitchen staff, cleaners and caretakers) a strong understanding of how data protection applies to their role, and how they can stay compliant. The briefing is adaptable, so you can adjust it to suit your school's context.

Before delivering this briefing, we recommend you deliver GDPR - the basics: staff briefing to all staff, so they have a basic understanding of data protection law.

What the key principles of data protection look like in practice Why it’s important to keep personal data safe at your school What personal data your staff process in their role, and how to do this safely How to follow your

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