The service provides expert advice, guidance and training to ensure schools implement best practice and meet their statutory requirements in relation to Information Governance
The Information Governance for Schools Service assists schools in complying with
their legal responsibilities under Data Protection and Freedom of Information
legislation. This includes the introduction of the General Data Protection
Regulations which will result in the new Data Protection Act 2018.
Under GDPR, it is mandatory for schools to appoint a designated Data Protection
Officer and the Service includes the DPO role being undertaken by the LA’s
Senior IG Officer.