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Subject Access Requests should we be scared?

The current data protection regime in Europe is the most rigorous in the world. Individuals have been granted greater control over their personal information than ever before. As expected, data subjects are now exercising their rights following awareness campaigns by the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO). Arguably, the greatest challenge for schools stems from the right …

You Are Valuable and full of purpose

It’s always great to begin with a success, so let’s try that now. Pick up a pencil or pen and draw a circle. Now draw a second circle and try and make it better than the first. Now draw a third circle and just try and make it better than the second. What did you …

Lessons from Hamlet

‘Look for the art in science and the science in art’, said Leonardo da Vinci. For the past 35 years I have had the great good fortune to work with doctors, psychologists and scientists in the areas of neurology, sociology, psychology and the science of ‘self-organising systems’. Through spending time with people from a variety …