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Are you equipped to handle sensitive privacy matters in schools?
Get the skills and knowledge you need to avoid challenging consequences.
It is critical for education professionals today to understand the importance of privacy and information management in the school setting. School boards, staff, and advisors have both legal and professional obligations to protect the personal information of students and staff.
From social media to cyberattacks to personal health information, privacy issues are at the centre of some of the most sensitive concerns facing schools and administrators.
Navigating this legal landscape can be intimidating and complex. With this unique one-day course, you will develop the skills and knowledge you need to confidently manage these circumstances, whether you a teacher, an administrator, an advisor, or another professional working in the education setting.
This is an elective course for the Certificate in Education Law. Due to administrative changes, all required and elective courses for the Certificate must be completed by August 31, 2024.
What You’ll Learn
Overview of the laws applicable to privacy and information management in the education sector
Rules around consent and disclosure of personal health information
Service provider privacy risk management tips
The Child, Youth and Family Services Act: overview of the law and how the CYFSO intersects with school obligations
Social media privacy concerns for staff and students
How to prepare for and respond to privacy breaches in your school or board
Who Should Attend
School Administrators (Principals, VPs)
Superintendents of Education
Directors of Education
Law enforcement offices working with schools and boards
Government and public policy advisors
Privacy or information management professionals for schools (public & private)
School board staff including mental health leads
Representatives from Federations, the Ministry of Education, and Ontario College of Teachers
Advocates for students and parents
Office of the Ombudsman
Education Law Practitioners
Special Education Consultants
Health and social service professionals
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CPD & Accreditation
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