Intermediate Level DPO Continuous Development Programme - Programme

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Running over twelve sessions, our DPO continuous development programme is led by education GDPR expert lawyer, Dai Durbridge, who will provide you with all you need to stay up-to-date throughout the year. Delivered remotely via Zoom, the interactive and engaging course is limited to 30 delegates per cohort and includes seven 2-hour learning sessions and four 1-hour sessions focused on your questions and answers.

For the first three sessions, we revisit some key foundation stones of GDPR knowledge and focus on the most frequent issues arising in schools and academies.

Session 1 (10:00 - 12:00)

  • The lawful bases for processing data
  • Obtaining, recording and using consent
  • Managing biometric data

Session 2 (10:00 - 12:00)

  • Best practice for physical audits
  • Reporting to your board - actions, outcomes and expectations

Session 3 (10:00 - 11:00)

One-hour free form Q&A

Session 4 (10:00 - 12:00)

  • Understanding and responding to subject access requests in your setting

Session 5 (10:00 - 12:00)

  • Retention and destruction of personal data - procedure, process and safe destruction
  • Email storage and destruction
  • Data minimisation

Session 6 (10:00 - 11:00)

  • One-hour free form Q&A

Session 7 (10:00 - 12:00)

  • Effective staff training and updating - discharing your duty and evidencing
  • The ongoing culture challenge
  • The carrot, the stick, and using your disciplinary policy

Session 8 (10:00 - 11:00)

  • One-hour free form Q&A

Session 9 (10:00 - 12:00)

  • Data Protection Impact assessments - the when, the how, and why
  • Sharing data safely
  • Managing police disclosure requests

Session 10 (10:00 - 11:00)

  • One-hour free form Q&A

Session 11 (10:00 - 12:00)

  • Managing complex data breaches, including reporting, remedying, and learning/improving

Session 12 (10:00 - 11:00)

  • One-hour free form Q&A and course close