Masterclass – Compliance with Data Protection Law in Educational Establishments
29 March 2022
10.00am – 12.00pm
Education and childcare consistently feature as the sector with the second largest number of reported data security incidents, and these are a key area of enforcement action for the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), which publishes information about UK organisations’ data protection compliance to raise awareness of problems they encounter when investigating complaints, aiming to encourage organisations to take appropriate action.
This Masterclass is aimed at professionals in the education sector with a working knowledge of legal requirements relating to data protection and privacy who are looking for high-level training on organisational compliance with the UK GDPR requirements.
It will provide an up-to-date overview of the key compliance requirements and practical tips on ways to introduce changes to how your organisation operates and improve compliance.
What will this event cover?
- Overview of data protection law requirements and how compliance can be evidenced based on guidance in ICO’s Accountability Framework and the Department of Education’s Data Protection Toolkit for Schools
- Establishing processes and maintaining records to satisfy the UK GDPR accountability requirements
What are the outcomes?
- Improve professional knowledge of the UK GDPR requirements and best practice in the education sector
- Improve understanding of how to manage and improve data protection compliance
- Understand how to evidence compliance to meet the UK GDPR accountability requirements and ensure the organisation minimises risks of a successful complaint to the ICO
Who should attend?
This course is suitable for anyone responsible for data protection compliance within an educational establishment. It is pitched at professionals in the education sector with a working knowledge of legal requirements relating to data protection and privacy who are looking for high-level training on organisational compliance and the ICO guidance.
It is suitable for DPOs and all management levels (Bursar, HR and ICT teams, for example) with responsibility for compliance.
How long will the webinar last?
This will be delivered on 29 March 2022 at 10.00am finishing by 12pm.
What will the cost be?
£50 plus VAT per delegate.
Reserving a place
Places can be booked by filling out the form below. Alternatively, please email email@example.com or telephone 0333 2400 308.
Who will deliver the training?
Sean Morris, Legal Manager at Navigator, trained as a solicitor in the public sector at Brighton and Hove City Council, the first UK local authority legal team to receive LEXCEL accreditation, the quality mark for excellence in practice management and client care. He completed a seat in Education and Social Work where his responsibilities included representing the local authority at Special Educational Needs Tribunals.
Having specialised in employment law, Sean joined the litigation team at RBS/NatWest Mentor where he defended Tribunal claims and in addition advised on data protection law. This involved supporting businesses from a wide range of sectors, such as retail and health care, and helping prepare for compliance with GDPR. He went on to work for the largest employment law services provider for UK businesses and later joined a commercial private practice where he advised on privacy and data protection law.
Sean has managed teams responding to complex data subject access requests on behalf of corporate clients in the retail and banking sectors and supported businesses dealing with data breaches. His experience reviewing business compliance has included drafting and updating internal data protection policies and privacy information for commercial clients, in addition to data mapping and drafting ROPAs for national energy companies and charities. He has also delivered training on data protection and employment law.
In 2019 he became a dual qualified solicitor with the Law Society of Scotland and the following year completed the Law Society of Ireland’s Certificate in Data Protection Practice.