Ten steps for parents and schools: how and why to retract nationality data

There is one month left for parents and schools to retract pupils’ nationality and country of birth data before the national summer school census. Act now. For background detail follow the links in red. Schools are legally responsible for fair processing – telling pupils, parents, staff and school governors what is done with any personal data that the school collects, retains, or passes on to third parties. In secret, every…

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New review of school census data releases from the National Pupil Database

Here is our review of the latest releases of pupil data disclosed from the National Pupil Database (NPD) as stated in the Third Party Register. Of the 887 requests and releases of identifiable data that have been through the DfE request process in March 2012 – December 2016, only 29 have been for aggregated data. 334 Tier 1: individual level, identifiable and highly sensitive 368 Tier 2: individual level, identifiable…

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