Our three Data Protection Officer (DPO) continuous development programmes provides school and trust DPOs with all they need to keep their knowledge up to date throughout the academic year.
Delivered through bite-sized sessions which allow time for your learning to embed, each course includes breakout sessions and discussions to provides the opportunity for you to networking with fellow DPOs. They’ll also be plenty of time for all of your questions to be answered.
All three courses are led by education lawyer and data protection expert Dai Durbridge. Dai has extensive experience advising schools and trusts on all things data protection, including complex breaches and subject access requests.
This initial course offers a strong foundation in data protection law, practice and the expectations of the Information Commissioner’s Office, supporting you with building your confidence to undertake your DPO role.
Running over four months, delegates will learn and work together in sessions hosted on Zoom. Topic covered include:
The course provides eight two-hour learning sessions and three one-hour Q&A sessions for delegates to have their questions answered and issues discussed to ensure a personalised learning experience.
Complete the form below to register for the foundation DPO programme.
As with our other DPO courses, this intermediate course enables delegates to learn remotely with two-hour modules delivered via Zoom. The interactive and engaging course and will cover:
The course provides seven two-hour learning sessions and five one-hour Q&A sessions for delegates to have their questions answered and issues discussed to ensure a personalised learning experience.
As a result of proactively engaging in this training programme, participants will maintain up-to-date knowledge on current data protection best practice, have an improved understanding of complex GDPR issues and be empowered to drive a strong compliance culture across their institution.
Complete the form below to register for the intermediate DPO programme.
Following on from our popular and highly regarded DPO continuous development intermediate programme, this advanced course builds on that strong learning platform and focuses in greater depth on the key issues, supporting you with building your confidence, reducing resource need and limiting or removing the need for external legal spend.
Running over five months, this course is again delivered remotely via Zoom and covers:
The course provides eight two-hour learning sessions and four one-hour Q&A sessions for delegates to have their questions answered and issues discussed to ensure a personalised learning experience.
Complete the form below to register for the advanced DPO programme.
All three courses are suitable for Data Protection Officers within maintained schools, independent schools and academy trust settings.
This depends on your level of experience:
If you are not sure which course is best for you, please contact Dai Durbridge.
Each course costs £795 plus VAT per delegate.
For more information about these courses please contact Dai Durbridge. Alternatively, complete the form below to register for the next 2023 programmes.
Spaces are limited to approximately 30 delegates per cohort.