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Scotland has its own Freedom of Information legislation. The Freedom of Information(Scotland) Act 2002 has been fully in force since ... (cont)
S.14 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (and similarly s.14 of the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002) provide a exemption to release if ... (cont)
As PhD theses contain information which is held by the institution, in general, they will be subject to FOI requests as with any other information ... (cont)
There are a number of aspects to this which must be considered: (a) The Scottish and UK Freedom of Information Acts provide a statutory right of access ... (cont)
The Freedom of Information Act 2000 applies to all information held by a college (and pretty much irrespective of whose information it is) ... (cont)
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Article 2 of Protocol 1 of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) states that 'No person shall be denied the right to education ... (cont)
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This paper considers what the legal issues are in relation to institutional ePortfolio systems ... (cont)
Yes, if you are using your website to provide a service the Equality Act 2010 states that you should not discriminate against disabled persons in the provision of the service.
The Equality Act 2010 places a legal obligation on FE and HE institutions to not discriminate against staff, learners and other users and visitors to the institution because of a disability.
The Equality Act 2010 places an obligation on educational service providers not to discriminate against students in the provision of its services ... (cont)
The Copyright, Designs and Patents Act (CDPA) 1988 grants some exclusive rights to the owner of a copyright work which include ... (cont)
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Clearly the Principal has to be very careful and one of the first difficulties is that someone has to make a decision as to whether the material involved is illegal ... (cont)
Under the Regulatory and Investigatory Powers Act 2000 (RIPA) some public authorities (e.g. the police) are empowered to ask a college or university ... (cont)
There are two legal issues here, the first concerns data protection, and the second concerns your duty of care to employees.
The showing of a film rated 18 to students who are under 18 raises issues of risk and the level of risk the college is willing to take.
JISC Legal offer you a variety of resources to help you do this ... (cont)
Again, this is a decision for the college or university. What matters is that issues, procedures and guidance associated with safe online practices are ... (cont)
Information on the JISC Legal team can be found here.
As a JISC Advance service, we support the higher and further education sectors in the United Kingdom. Much of our work is also relevant to ... (cont)
JISC Legal provides a variety of services ... (cont)
JISC Legal, a JISC Advance service, works to ensure that legal issues do not become a barrier to the adoption and use of new ... (cont)
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