Intermediate Level DPO Continuous Development Programme - Digital - Programme

Wednesday 15 Mar 2023 - Wednesday 12 Jul 2023
Digital delivery

Running over four months, our Intermediate DPO Continuous Development Programme is led by data protection expert and education lawyer Dai Durbridge. He 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 course and covers:

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.

15 March - Session 1 (10:00 - 12:00)

Undertaking your DPO role

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

22 March - Session 2 (10:00 - 12:00)

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

29 March - Session 3 (10:00 - 11:00)

One-hour free form Q&A

19 April - Session 4 (10:00 - 12:00)

  • Understanding and responding to subject access requests in your setting

26 April - Session 5 (10:00 - 12:00)

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

10 May - Session 6 (10:00 - 11:00)

  • One-hour free form Q&A

17 May - 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

24 May - Session 8 (10:00 - 11:00)

  • One-hour free form Q&A

7 June - Session 9 (10:00 - 12:00)

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

14 June - Session 10 (10:00 - 11:00)

  • One-hour free form Q&A

5 July - Session 11 (10:00 - 12:00)

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

12 July - Session 12 (10:00 - 11:00)

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