Protecting the privacy of students, teachers and staff is an important priority within the K-12 environment.

Focused Education supports members to use today’s new tools and programs in ways that will protect privacy and personal information, creating a safe and vibrant educational environment. This section brings together valuable resources, including Privacy Impact Assessment (PIA) templates, Privacy Management Program guides, learning tools, and informational resources, to meet the privacy challenges of today and build a thriving privacy culture.

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PIA Templates & Resource Centre

Access a collection of privacy-specific resources from the Resource Centre. PIA Templates for educational and operational programs support members to assess privacy impacts and mitigate risks. A range of privacy resources help build awareness, understanding and capacity around protecting privacy and personal information in the K-12 sector.

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Privacy Management Program

Ensuring privacy is a shared goal, yet navigating its complexities and ever-evolving landscape can be daunting. Here, we simplify the journey and empower you to create a district-wide privacy culture that safeguards personal information and engenders trust.

Discover an overview of obligations, roles and definitions, paired with a guide to implement the seven components of a Privacy Management Program (PMP). 

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What's New

  • Privacy Management Program has launched.  Learn More
  • myBlueprint Education Planner PIA Template. Learn More
  • BC K-12 Privacy: Join our Viva Engage (Yammer) groups for informal networking and discussion for individuals actively engaged in privacy related work and responsibilities. Learn More
  • Digital Classroom PIA Template.  Learn More

Privacy Updates 

BC’s Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) offers the latest news and updates on privacy for the public and private sectors. Learn more

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Security Updates

A weekly security news brief from various news sources compiled by the Government of British Columbia. Learn more

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