GCSE – Lesson 2 – The law, data protection and copyright

Curriculum KS4 Unit Lesson

This lesson will further emphasise the different categories of impact. It will enable learners to further exercise their knowledge about data protection and clarify the definition of the word ‘stakeholder’. Learners will be encouraged to think about the stakeholders and examples of impact that a specific technology has had on them. They will learn about the relationship between data protection, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and the right to be forgotten. In addition, they will look in detail at copyright, learning about Creative Commons licensing and comparing open source and proprietary software.

Learning objectives

  • Explain the term ‘stakeholder’
  • Explain the right to be forgotten
  • Distinguish the differences between legitimate creative uses and clear infringement of material subject to copyright

Package contents

  • Lesson plans
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  • Learner resources
  • Homework