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FAQ. Does the GDPR Apply if I Recruit a Teacher from Within the EU?

FAQ. Does the GDPR Apply if I Recruit a Teacher from Within the EU?

Q. I work for an international school in China and I want to recruit a teacher from the UK with British curriculum criteria, does the GDPR apply?
[Updated] Six Key Areas to Help Schools Prepare for Brexit

[Updated] Six Key Areas to Help Schools Prepare for Brexit

During a recent 9ine webinar for international and UK school leaders, we shared an overview of what schools need to know in order to prepare for Brexit. During the webinar we shared an opinion poll with our audience. The majority of our listeners ...
FAQ: How does the California Privacy Act 2018 Impact Schools in the EU and Other Countries?

FAQ: How does the California Privacy Act 2018 Impact Schools in the EU and Other Countries?

Each month Heidi-Anne O'Neill, 9ine's in-house Data Protection Solicitor shares a frequently asked question to assist school leaders in solving problems and developing best practices in data protection and cyber security. 
Data Protection & CIS International Accreditation Standards

Data Protection & CIS International Accreditation Standards

KEY CHANGES WILL BE IMPLEMENTED THIS YEAR WITHIN CIS’ REVISED INTERNATIONAL ACCREDITATION PROTOCOL Over the past year there have been significant developments to international data protection law. Many of our schools have been confused as to what ...
Network Security: How to Reduce Unauthorised Access & Protect Your Data!

Network Security: How to Reduce Unauthorised Access & Protect Your Data!

In this blog, the second in the series, we look at Network Security, following the guidance from the UK National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC). We explore how schools can implement technical and organisational changes in order to further protect the ...
Risk Management - How to Effectively Manage Cyber Security Risks in Your School

Risk Management - How to Effectively Manage Cyber Security Risks in Your School

The following is the first in a series of blogs where 9ine explores how schools can implement technical and organisational changes to protect the confidentiality, integrity and availability of your information and information systems. We will be ...
Action Required: BREXIT & the transfer of data to/from UK in the event of no-deal

Action Required: BREXIT & the transfer of data to/from UK in the event of no-deal

Schools need to be prepared and ready for a no-deal Brexit The EDPB has just published adopted (12th February 2019) guidance on the requirements on organisations processing personal and sensitive data to and from the UK.
Global Research: The state of Data Protection in Schools

Global Research: The state of Data Protection in Schools

Research Headlines
Breach Management in Schools - Keep calm and follow procedure

Breach Management in Schools - Keep calm and follow procedure

Do you know who holds your personal information? How reassured do you feel that your information is being managed in line with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) principles underpinning your national data protection laws? Are you ...
Subject Access Requests in Schools

Subject Access Requests in Schools

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) forms part of the data protection regime in a number of European countries through their national statute. In the UK, this is reflected in the revised 2018 Data Protection Act (DPA 2018). What we are ...