Maintaining confidentiality in day-to-day communication
Some information does have to be share , but only with the line manager .For example , if it is a child protection issue , this should be shared with the line manager in the strictest confidence.Parents needs to be aware of this policy from the outset of partnership . Some informations has to be share with the whole staff team , such as information about diet , allergy and if the child is being collect by someone else . In many instances when working under the supervision of others it is likely that parents will pass confidential information directly to a more senior staff member . However there may be occasions on which you are given information and asked to pass it on , or that you may hear or to be told confidential information in the course of the daily routine .A practitioner may be entrusted with personal information about children ,young people , parents and staff , either directly (being told or being given written information ) or indirectly ( hearing staffroom discussions , parental comments or children’s or young people’s conversations ) , and it is important that this information to don’t be repeated any of it at home or to friends .
The Data Protection Act 1998
Under the Data Protection Act 1998 , all schools processing personal data must comply with the eight principles of effective practice .Data...