FOI Request - Facial Recognition in Schools

Request 101003312615

Under the Freedom of Information Act please advise the following:

1) Please provide a list of educational establishments using facial recognition for students 18 and under.
2) Please provide your advice to companies which are providers to schools and schools/educational establishments wishing to use facial recognition technology. (This would include advice ref GDPR and Data Protection Act 2018).
3) Please advise if you have been approached by any companies wishing to supply facial recognition to schools and provide all communications you have had with them, this includes all communications, i.e. minutes of meetings, letters, emails, video calls, etc.
4) Please advise if your office has examined or have any details of standards any facial recognition hardware and software to be used in educational establishments.

Response 23-05-2023

1)  Nil

2)  N/A

3)  No correspondence received

4)  N/A

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