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GDPR Resources for Schools

GDPR Resources for Schools

The GDPR will apply in the UK from 25 May 2018. The government has confirmed that the UK’s decision to leave the EU will not affect the commencement of the GDPR.

GDPR applies to all Schools (data controllers) in Northern Ireland.

For more information on GDPR, please refer to

Prepare for GDPR 12 Steps to take now

Getting ready for the GDPR – Check list

Privacy notices, transparency and control

Information Asset register Factsheet          


The Education and Library Boards (ELBs) were dissolved on 31 March 2015. The Education Authority was established on 01 April 2015 and is now responsible for all of the operational functions previously carried out by the five ELBs in accordance with the Education Orders.

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