Privacy Notice

Privacy notice for potential and actual applicants for the flexible training route for secondary STEM subjects with CTSN and Anglian Gateway:

‘I understand and agree to the terms of the following privacy notice, in adherence with the Data Protection Act 1998.

The DfE (or a contracted organisation working on its behalf) may also:

• Contact you to ask about your experiences of the training. Please note that, if contacted, you will be under no obligation to take part. If you do, you will not be identified in any results of the evaluation and you can ask not to participate, or change your mind, at any time.

• Link information you provide in your application form with other information about you which DfE already holds or to which it is lawfully permitted access. This is to identify (for example) what kinds of qualifications participants to this training go on to achieve, and how long they stay in teaching, without having to contact you repeatedly to ask you to update your information.

Security and confidentiality

• DfE’s use of the information we share with them (or its contracted partner) will have no influence on the outcome of your application or your participation in the training and DfE’s findings will not identify you or any other applicants/participants.

• Any personal data shared with DfE will be handled securely and only accessed for the purposes of the evaluation of teacher training, recruitment and retention

• You can find more information about DfE at www.gov.uk/dfe .

• If you have any questions about how DfE will use your information, please contact STEM.evaluation@education.gsi.gov.uk .’