This seminar will 

  • look briefly at the salient points of Data Protection legislation as it affects the primary school
  • examine the practicalities of implementing and embedding a culture of Data Protection in the school community
  • use practical and theoretical situations to promote group discussion on the implications of GDPR on school leadership, teachers, SNAs, ancillary staff and the Board of Management.


Facilitator: Donal Kerins

Donal Kerins taught in Midleton CBS for 21 years and was Principal of Bunscoil Rinn an Chabhlaigh in Cobh, Co. Cork for 19 years. Donal trained as a Mentor with NIPT and has a passionate interest in the development of capacity in teaching staff as the prime means to improve the quality of teaching and learning in schools.

Donal has worked with IPPN’s Leadership Support Team since 2016 and he has contributed to Leadership+ and E-scéal. He is an avid cyclist and walker and has completed the Tour de Munster and Camino trails.

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