VERY IMPORTANT - GDPR - Are you ready?

April 27, 2018

Some local workshops and resource

I have tried to secure GDPR speakers for the last two quarterly's but struggled with the contacts i was given. There is plenty of resource available though, some on our website (specifically for education providers) here, and other information from JISC below.

I also have just come across some local workshops that are running soon and if there is enough demand (contact me) can still secure a workshop for members if required, please let me know. We also have some local member expertise (self taught) which is proving invaluable for smaller providers, get in touch if you want me to connect you up.

Also here is a really good document outlining some of the important bits we need to think about as providers from our colleagues in the Gloucester Network.....
  Voscur training/events
Introduction to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
Wednesday 25 April 2018, 10am - 12pm
This session is perfect for those who are unsure about what GDPR is and would like to understand where to make a start in planning for the regulation coming into force in May 2018.   The main outcome of this session is to support you to understand more about how you can be responsible for data and prepare for GDPR as an organisation.

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): Practical Workshop
Wednesday 25 April 2018, 1pm - 4pm
 This workshop will focus on a number of practical exercises designed to start mapping your data.  This is a key stage in preparing for the GDPR. This session is interactive and we find people get the most out of it by talking to other organisations and asking questions as they work through the exercises

Here is again some practical resources and advice to help you prepare for the new GDPR legislation, which replaces the Data Protection Act and will come into effect in May 2018.
Preparing for GDPR
Assistance for colleges, universities and other higher education institutions in understanding some of the key changes
Data protection
A quick guide to the law around how colleges, universities and other learning providers collect and use information
video here

Worried you aren’t prepared for new data protection laws coming into effect next May? Haven’t managed to catch one of the JISC free online briefings on the subject? Don’t panic! Jisc have made a recording on the subject. Jisc free training here

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