This course is designed to help governors to understand why and how GDPR applies to educational settings and ensure compliance to the new regulations. The course highlights the importance of protecting any personal data held and used by schools/academies, explaining an individual’s rights under GDPR and ensures governors are aware of the key elements required to be GDPR compliant. By completing this course, governors will also be informed about the roles and responsibilities of their Data Protection Officer (DPO) and/or DPO team.