JCIS

The 9ine Partnership Programme for member schools of the Japan Council of International Schools.

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Our partnership programme is designed for ISAT and their member educational institutions to offer support and expertise in the areas of data protection, cyber security, IT and safeguarding.

This partnership aims to help member schools in Japan to enhance their privacy management programmes through the implementation of policies and procedures, as well as evidence-based practices and safeguards, with the goal of enhancing schools’ protection of Personal Information and improving the ability of schools to demonstrate compliance with relevant country laws and international laws such as the GDPR.

Free services and resources  you  get through the partnership

The following services and resources are available free of charge through the partnership:

  • Leadership strategic workshop on privacy and cyber security.
  • The 9ine Privacy Framework, a school specific resource to structure your privacy management programme.
  • Privacy Management Programme Self-Assessment to evaluate compliance with the APPI.
  • Japanese Education Privacy Handbook.
Paid services and resources  you  get through the partnership

The following solutions and services are available on a paid basis through the partnership:

  • Training programme to prepare for changes to data privacy and protection law in 2022.
  • Privacy help desk, providing guidance and support on the implementation of the APPI.
  • The 9ine Privacy App, a SaaS platform for operationalising your privacy management programme.
  • DPO Essentials, a service for proactively managing your privacy management programme in Japan.
  • Security & Systems Essentials, a service for building capability and capacity in hardening security protections from cyber attack and improving your systems performance.
  • Cyber Vulnerability & Penetration testing.
  • An in-depth consultant-led assessment of your policies, procedures and evidence-based practices to ascertain you.

What People Say About Us

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“I first met Mark Orchison at an ISBA Conference about 6 years ago and his knowledge of independent schools and technology stuck with me. Several years later when we wished to evaluate where we were with IT staffing, infrastructure and planning, he seemed an obvious person to turn to”

Catriona Thompson
Kingham Hill School, Bursar

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“It has been a true pleasure working with 9ine over the past year. We engaged them in an ongoing contract to continue to provide security auditing services, and our IT vendor has also appreciated the extra set of eyes on their work.”

Mitch Mitchell
San Francisco Waldorf School, Advancement Director

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“9ine was strongly recommended by other schools in the region who already had a business relationship with 9ine,”

Mike Kewelar
German European School Singapore, Director of Technology

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"Andrew Cheung is like the Siri of Data Protection, you can ask him anything and he knows the answer and comes back to you almost instantaneously"

Rolly Maiquez
VERSO International School, acting DPO/I.T & Technology Director

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“They felt like an extension of our IT support team for the time they were with us and were never judgemental on the approach we take with our systems and security. I’d have no concerns about recommending them (and using their services) again in the future.”

Mike Ward
Dean Trust, Head of IT

Other Partnerships

Council of International Schools

International Schools Association Thailand

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