Department for Education’s handling of pupil data ruled illegal

07th Oct 2020

The Guatrdian - The Department for Education broke the law in its mishandling of the national database containing details of every school pupil in England, the Information Commissioner’s Office has concluded in a highly critical report.  The report marks the second time in less than a year that the DfE has been publicly rebuked by the privacy watchdog for failing to adhere to data protection laws.

Information Commissioner's Office - The ICO has carried out a compulsory audit of the Department for Education.