GCSE – Lesson 3 – The Freedom of Information Act and The Computer Misuse Act

Curriculum KS4 Unit Lesson

In this lesson, learners will review the plenary mini quiz about the Data Protection Act and copyright from Lesson 2. In addition, they will be introduced to the Freedom of Information Act, and given the opportunity to experience genuine examples. Finally, they will learn about the Computer Misuse Act and categorise case studies by the different levels of offence.

Learning objectives

  • Explain the Freedom of Information Act
  • Define ‘computer misuse’ and the associated offences
  • Identify situations that would be classified as an offence under the Act

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