The Norwegian Data Protection Authority, Datatilsynet, intends to ask the International Baccalaureate Organization to review awarded grades after finding unfair data processing resulted in inaccuracies. The DPA said presented grades did not reflect students’ academic level, but rather “school context” and “historical data” were used. “Grades constitute personal data, and pursuant to the GDPR, personal data needs to be accurate and processed fairly and transparently,” the authority stated. The IBO has until 21 Aug. to respond.
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