This article is based on the DfE’s guidelines for meeting IT services and digital equipment standards.
Use this overview to get an understanding of the DfE's digital standards. This may be as a part of your job as the ICT link governor, or as part of another role on the board.
Remember, your role is strategic, so many of the action points here will be completed by your school or trust leaders. Your role is likely to be to scrutinise decisions made by leaders in order to hold them to account.
See the 'next steps' sections to see how you can monitor the processes effectively.
This guidance helps leaders make informed decisions
Unless the standards relate to specific legislation, they're not statutory requirements. However,