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Dealing with a breach of confidentiality

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Last updated on 18 May 2017
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How should school governors handle a potential breach of confidentiality? We relay advice from 2 of our associate education experts on dealing with breaches of confidentiality. The article also looks at whether sharing draft minutes with non-governors constitutes a breach of confidentiality.

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  1. 1 Investigating the allegation
  2. 2 Draft minutes shared with non-governors
  3. 3 Challenges based on confidential information

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