The Laws, Act And Regulations

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The laws, act and regulations pertaining to teaching involved such as data protection Act (2003) (Gravels, 2012). This act made provision for the regulation of the processing of information relating to individuals, including the obtaining, holding, use or disclosure of such information. The students or learners records will be covered by this act. For example: if an organisation or teacher handle and store information about identifiable, living people for example, about learners – I am legally obliged to protect that information. Under the Data Protection Act, I must: only collect information that I need for a specific purpose, keep it secure, ensure it is relevant and up to date, only hold as much as I need, and allow the subject of the information to see it on request. (ico.org.uk).The next act is equality (2010) (Gravells 2012). This act provides rights for people not to be directly discriminated against or harassed because they do not have an association with a disabled person, nor must people be discriminated against or harassed because they have been wrongly perceived or disabled. The act says that there are nine protected characteristic which refers to aspects of a person’s identification which is protected from discrimination. The characteristics are: age, disability, gender identification, gender, maternity and pregnancy, marriage civil partnership, race, religion belief and sexual orientation. Examples of failure to make reasonable adjustments: deaf learner who
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