Your right to privacy

​​​The Home Schooling Policy outlines our role in regulating home schooling.​

The VRQA protects the privacy of personal information. Our privacy policy governs the collection, use, storage, access and disposal of all data collected from home educators.

We handle personal information in accordance with the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014 and the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (ETR Act).

In accordance with the ETR Act, the details of students registered for home schooling are not made available to the public. However, in accordance with the ETR Act, the VRQA may disclose information collected to various prescribed persons and bodies. The information may also be disclosed where otherwise authorised or required by law.

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