„Your data – Your concern”: 12th edition of the programme launched

A conference in the series „RODO w edukacji” („#GDPR in education”) was held in Kutno, on October 12, 2021, during which the 12th edition of the nationwide educational programme "Your data – Your concern" was launched.

The event in Kutno is a joint undertaking of the Personal Data Protection Office and Władysław Jagiełło Primary School No. 9*.

In a special letter addressed to the participants of the event, which was read out by Paulina Dawidczyk, Director of the Complaints Department, the President of the Personal Data Protection Office stated: „The primary goal of educational, pedagogical and care related activities of schools and educational institutions is the comprehensive development of the students. Developing in them the ability to use the acquired knowledge by creating necessary habits. In view of the scale of the undertaking, the enormous commitment of the entities implementing it, and the response to it, it can already be said that the goals of the programme have been achieved”.

The aim of the conference was to promote the subject of personal data protection among students and teachers, as well as to emphasise its important role in the education of young people. During two thematic panels the most important issues related to the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) in school practice were discussed, as well as examples of good practice in educational activities to protect the privacy of children and youth. The issues concerning the „Your data – Your concern” programme were also presented, focusing on its assumptions, as well as the schedule of the current edition.

The experts from the Personal Data Protection Office present on that day – Paulina Dawidczyk, the Director of the Complaints Department, and Marta Mikołajczyk, the coordinator of the programme and the senior specialist in the International Cooperation and Education Department – answered all the questions, including those from teachers and data protection officers (DPOs). The exchange of comments and observations was mutually beneficial. The event was crowned by the artistic performance of students from the Władysław Jagiełło Primary School No. 9 in Kutno.

The nationwide educational programme „Your data – Your concern” is an opportunity for students to acquire and develop practical skills and digital competence necessary in today's world. Responsible and conscious use of modern technologies has an impact on ensuring the safety of young people.

*Remember that during the previous, 11th edition of the programme the Władysław Jagiełło Primary School No. 9 took second place in the competition for schools for the educational initiative "Our Data, Our Concern" (an online seminar for students, parents and teachers). Franciszek Wasiak, a student of Primary School No. 9 in Kutno, won first place in a competition for students for parents' guide entitled "Family life online and offline. Franciszek Wasiak won first place in a student competition for a guide for parents entitled „Family Life Online and Offline. Let us talk about personal data protection”.

 

Honorary patrons of the programme 

 

 Media patrons of the 12th edition of the programme

 

Patroni medialni

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