EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMME YOUR DATA – YOUR CONCERN FOR THE ACADEMIC YEAR 2012/2013
The programme, its aims and stages
Poland wide programme„Your data –your concern. Effective protection of personal data. Educational activity addressed to students and teachers” is an undertaking realised by the Inspector General for Personal Data Protection (GIODO) and Gliwice Education Centre (Gliwicki Ośrodek Metodyczny) under honorary patronage of the Ministry of National Education and the Ombudsman for Children since 2009.
The main objective of the programme is to include the issues related to personal data protection and the right to privacy in the curricula of teachers vocational training centres, primary and middle schools in Poland. One of its stages consists in training school teachers and providing them with education materials including among others information on personal data protection principles, lesson scenarios, multimedia presentations and teaching aids helpful in realising the programme, as well as in preparing teachers to shaping informed responsible attitudes among pupils aged 7-16 years. The next element of the programme is conducting courses related to personal data protection in schools as well as active participation of students and teachers in events organised within the framework of the European Data Protection Day.
The programme„Your data –your concern” is addressed to teachers, guidance counselors and students at primary and middle schools all around Poland. It is possible to join the programme for primary and middle schools and teachers vocational training centres.
From 2010 the programme has its continuation at schools and is realized repeatedly till now. Therefore, the 4th edition of the programme, for the school year 2013/2014 was initiated during the training for teachers organized in Warsaw on October 24-25, 2013. The training was attended by over 150 participants - representatives of 139 institutions reported to the fourth edition of the program.
More information in Polish: http://www.giodo.gov.pl/1520061/j/pl/.