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Ropes Courses and Bouldering

Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Recreation and Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy effective...

Guideline

2021-01-01

1 January 2021

Official Air Travel Procedures

This policy and procedures outlines for all employees of the Department of Education to follow when travelling on a trip authorised by the Department.

Procedure

2017-02-21

21 February 2017

Community Kindergartens Guidelines

The Community Kindergartens Guidelines provides information and guidance to community kindergarten teachers, linked school principals and parent management committees.

Guideline

2021-07-20

20 July 2021

International Excursions

Information for planning and preparing documentation, required forms and letter templates to be used in conjunction with the Excursions in Public Schools Procedures.

Guideline

2021-02-16

16 February 2021

Interstate Excursions

Information for planning and preparing documentation, required forms and letter templates to be used in conjunction with the Excursions in Public Schools Procedures.

Guideline

2021-02-16

16 February 2021

Local Area Excursions with Overnight Stay (Including Camps)

Information for planning and preparing documentation, required forms and letter templates to be used in conjunction with the Excursions in Public Schools Procedures.

Guideline

2021-02-16

16 February 2021

Local Area Excursions

Information for planning and preparing documentation, required forms and letter templates to be used in conjunction with the Excursions in Public Schools Procedures.

Guideline

2021-02-16

16 February 2021

Students Online in Public Schools Policy

This policy assists teachers with protecting and informing students and parents in their use of online services.

Policy

2019-03-19

19 March 2019

Working with Children Checks in Department of Education Sites Procedures

These procedures ensures that employees are aware of their obligations under the Working With Children Children (Criminal Record Checking) Act 2004 (the Act) and ensures that the Department maintai...

Procedure

2021-07-26

26 July 2021

Working with Children Checks in Department of Education Sites Policy

This policy ensures that employees are aware of their obligations under the Working With Children Children (Criminal Record Checking) Act 2004 (the Act) and ensures that the Department maintains co...

Policy

2021-07-26

26 July 2021

Bullying in the Workplace Procedures

The Workplace Bullying policy affirms the Department’s commitment to safe, equitable and non-discriminatory workplaces, and guides employees and line managers in the prevention and effective manage...

Procedure

2018-10-16

16 October 2018

Criminal History Screening for Department of Education Sites Procedures

Criminal history screening is the process of gathering relevant information to assist in making an informed decision about a person’s suitability for employment or continued employment with the Dep...

Procedure

2020-09-01

1 September 2020

Letter 01 Complainant - Informal grievance received

Letter 01 Complainant - Informal grievance received

Guideline

1901-01-01

Grievance Framework

The Grievance Framework provides resolution options, processes and resources to address employee grievances.

Framework

2017-02-01

1 February 2017

Student Attendance in Public Schools Procedures

The School Education Act 1999 requires all enrolled student to attend school or participate in an educational program of the school. Principals are required to record and monitor student attendance...

Procedure

2021-07-19

19 July 2021

Student Attendance in Public Schools Policy

The School Education Act 1999 requires all enrolled student to attend school or participate in an educational program of the school. Principals are required to record and monitor student attendance...

Policy

2021-07-19

19 July 2021

Recreation and Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures

The procedures contain information and guidelines for a broad range of land based and aquatic activities undertaken on or off school sites to assist teachers in meeting their duty of care responsib...

Procedure

2021-01-01

1 January 2021

Excursions in Public Schools Procedures

Public School excursions are undertaken to further students’ learning and social skills development outside their normal school environment. Activities conducted outside the relatively protective e...

Procedure

2021-02-16

16 February 2021

Student Drivers on Western Australian College of Agriculture and Farm Based Public School Sites Procedures

Some secondary students in agricultural education programs drive vehicles and machinery on school property. These procedures are used for the management and supervision of student drivers.

Procedure

2020-01-16

16 January 2020

Training with External Registered Training Organisations for Public Schools Procedures

This policy explains what ‘duty of care’ means, how teaching staff may discharge their duty of care to students, and circumstances in which non-teaching staff, external providers and volunteers may...

Procedure

2019-01-01

1 January 2019

Workplace Learning for Public Schools Procedures

This procedure explains what ‘duty of care’ means, how teaching staff may discharge their duty of care to students, and circumstances in which non-teaching staff, external providers and volunteers...

Procedure

2019-01-01

1 January 2019

Recruitment, Selection and Appointment of School Administrators Procedures

This policy provides procedures for the recruitment, selection and appointment of teaching staff, school administrators and staff other than teachers and school administrators.

Procedure

2019-02-12

12 February 2019

Recruitment, Selection and Appointment of Staff other than Teachers and School Administrators

This policy provides procedures for the recruitment, selection and appointment of teaching staff, school administrators and staff other than teachers and school administrators.

Procedure

2019-02-12

12 February 2019

Recruitment, Selection and Appointment of Teaching Staff Procedures

This policy provides procedures for the recruitment, selection and appointment of teaching staff, school administrators and staff other than teachers and school administrators.

Procedure

2019-02-12

12 February 2019

Records Management Procedures

The policy details the responsibilities of Department staff in relation to the creation and maintenance of records, whether in paper or electronic format. It highlights the penalties for non-compli...

Procedure

2019-12-03

3 December 2019

School Security for Public Schools Procedures

Schools need to have appropriate security measures in place to protect school property and ensure a safe and secure environment for staff and students. A variety of approaches are needed for implem...

Procedure

2019-05-14

14 May 2019

Secondment Procedures

A secondment is the voluntary placement for a defined period, with the requirement that the employee returns to their substantive position on completion. The Department of Education supports second...

Procedure

2018-12-11

11 December 2018

Software Use Procedures

All Department of Education employees must only use software products in accordance with the terms and conditions stipulated by the software license. Workplace managers must ensure that procedures...

Procedure

2016-07-05

5 July 2016

Staff Conduct and Discipline Procedures

The Staff Conduct and Discipline policy applies to all employees of the Department of Education and describes the expectations the Department has of its employees and outlines the processes that wi...

Procedure

2019-02-12

12 February 2019

Staff Induction Procedures

The Staff Induction policy outlines the mandatory requirements for implementing a formal induction program that introduces all newly appointed employees to the Department, its policies, procedures,...

Procedure

2018-12-11

11 December 2018

Policy Development and Approval Procedures

This policy sets out the requirements of the Department of Education for the development and approval of policies, procedures and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) directives.

Procedure

2012-11-16

16 November 2012

Student Behaviour in Public Schools Procedures

This procedure provides the mandatory framework for school decision making about promoting and maintaining positive student behaviour, as well as responding to student misconduct.

Procedure

2016-04-26

26 April 2016

Student Health Care in Public Schools Procedures

This policy details the procedures to be undertaken by a school in order to address the management of health care or medical matters during school hours.

Procedure

2015-01-01

1 January 2015

Students at Educational Risk in Public Schools Procedures

The Department of Education recognises and supports the diverse needs of all students. This policy is to establish school processes to identify, provide for, monitor and report on students who may...

Procedure

2015-01-01

1 January 2015

International Travelling Allowances and Expense Procedures

This policy and procedures outlines for all employees of the Department of Education to follow when travelling on a trip authorised by the Department.

Procedure

2017-02-21

21 February 2017

Students Online in Public Schools Procedures

This policy assists teachers with protecting and informing students and parents in their use of online services.

Procedure

2019-03-19

19 March 2019

Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes in Public Schools Procedures

Animals can enrich students’ learning experiences, however schools must adhere to consistent and high quality practices for the care and use of animals. Staff are to adhere to the processes of the...

Procedure

2014-08-05

5 August 2014

Domestic Travelling Allowance and Expense Procedures

This policy and procedures outlines for all employees of the Department of Education to follow when travelling on a trip authorised by the Department.

Procedure

2017-02-21

21 February 2017

Vehicle Management Procedures

The Vehicle Management Policy provides a framework for the improved management of all Department and school passenger and light commercial vehicles ensuring the most efficient, effective and econom...

Procedure

2018-05-22

22 May 2018

Occupational Safety and Health Procedures

This procedures provide guidelines relating to occupational safety and health within the Department of Education. It outlines roles and responsibilities of employer/employee, procedures for identif...

Procedure

2019-04-16

16 April 2019

Naming of Public Schools and Facilities Procedures

This policy and supporting procedures clarify the requirements for the naming of public schools and other facilities.

Procedure

2019-08-06

6 August 2019

Leave Management Policy

The policy provides an operational framework to raise employees’ and line managers’ knowledge and understanding of entitlements and responsibilities related to leave eligibility, application and ap...

Policy

2018-12-11

11 December 2018

Leave Management Procedures

The policy provides an operational framework to raise employees’ and line managers’ knowledge and understanding of entitlements and responsibilities related to leave eligibility, application and ap...

Procedure

2018-12-11

11 December 2018

Intellectual Property Procedures

This procedure provides information for employees in relation to their obligations and responsibilities with respect to intellectual property.

Procedure

2014-06-11

11 June 2014

Information and Communication Technologies Security Procedures

Information and communication technologies are provided by the Department to enable employees and authorised third parties to satisfactorily perform their duties. It is recognised that the associat...

Procedure

2015-08-18

18 August 2015

Home Education Procedures

The Department registers home educators and evaluates their educational programs and children’s progress.

Procedure

2020-10-12

12 October 2020

Healthy Food and Drink in Public Schools Procedures

Principals are required to adopt a whole school approach to healthy eating within the school community.

Procedure

2014-02-04

4 February 2014

Expenditure on Hospitality Procedures

This policy provides procedures on the expenditure of hospitality, working meals, official events and social functions.

Procedure

2019-10-01

1 October 2019

Equal Opportunity, Discrimination and Harassment Procedures

The Department of Education provides inclusive and equitable work and learning environments, services and management practices free of unlawful discrimination and harassment. This includes the prev...

Procedure

2018-05-08

8 May 2018

Substandard Performance Procedures

The Employee Performance policy and procedures are directed at building a high performance, high care culture across the Department through a focus on improvement. The procedures specify, for all g...

Procedure

2016-03-15

15 March 2016

Enrolment in Public Schools Procedures

This policy provides procedures and advice for the enrolment of students in public schools.

Procedure

2019-07-22

22 July 2019

Employee Performance Procedures

The Employee Performance policy and procedures are directed at building a high performance, high care culture across the Department through a focus on improvement. The procedures specify, for all g...

Procedure

2016-03-15

15 March 2016

Dress Codes for Students in Public Schools Procedures

School dress requirements are tangible evidence of the standards expected of students. A school’s dress requirements play an important role in promoting a positive image of the school and creating...

Procedure

2018-01-01

1 January 2018

Curriculum Assessment Reporting in Public Schools Procedures

The Curriculum Assessment and Reporting in Public Schools Policy and Procedures set out the requirements that schools need to meet in planning their curriculum, assessment and reporting practices....

Procedure

2019-02-26

26 February 2019

Councils and Boards in Public Schools Procedures

Provides information about the functions and operation of public school Councils and Boards, along with advice that may assist Council and Board members to fulfil their consultative and decision-ma...

Procedure

2018-06-05

5 June 2018

Child Protection in Department of Education Sites Procedures for Teachers

This policy assists staff to respond appropriately where there is a concern for a child’s wellbeing or a disclosure of abuse.

Procedure

2019-08-13

13 August 2019

Child Protection in Department of Education Sites Procedures for School Psychologists

This policy assists staff to respond appropriately where there is a concern for a child’s wellbeing or a disclosure of abuse.

Procedure

2019-08-13

13 August 2019

Use of Animals in Public Schools Policy

Animals can enrich students’ learning experiences, however schools must adhere to consistent and high quality practices for the care and use of animals. Staff are to adhere to the processes of the...

Policy

2014-08-05

5 August 2014

Child Protection in Department of Education Sites Procedures for Residential College Managers

This policy assists staff to respond appropriately where there is a concern for a child’s wellbeing or a disclosure of abuse.

Procedure

2019-08-13

13 August 2019

Child Protection in Department of Education Sites Procedures for Principals

This policy assists staff to respond appropriately where there is a concern for a child’s wellbeing or a disclosure of abuse.

Procedure

2019-08-13

13 August 2019

Child Protection in Department of Education Sites Procedures for Non-Teaching Staff

This policy assists staff to respond appropriately where there is a concern for a child’s wellbeing or a disclosure of abuse.

Procedure

2019-08-13

13 August 2019

Child Protection in Department of Education Sites Procedures for Boarding Supervisors

This policy assists staff to respond appropriately where there is a concern for a child’s wellbeing or a disclosure of abuse.

Procedure

2019-08-13

13 August 2019

Alcohol and Other Drugs in the Workplace Procedures

The policy outlines the responsibilities of all employees relating to alcohol and other drugs in Department schools and workplaces and is underpinned by the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984...

Procedure

2018-12-11

11 December 2018

Research Conducted on Department of Education Sites by External Parties Policy

Details the approval process for external parties wishing to conduct research on Department sites and information requirements for research projects regarding consent, participation, withdrawal, re...

Legacy policy

2009-03-12

12 March 2009

Alcohol on Public School Premises Procedures

The policy outlines the responsibilities of all employees relating to alcohol and other drugs in Department schools and workplaces and is underpinned by the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984...

Procedure

2018-12-11

11 December 2018

Acceptance and Provision of Gifts Procedures

The policy provides clear procedures on the acceptance and provision of gifts to be observed by all employees at all times so as to avoid any actual or perceived conflict of interest in the perform...

Procedure

2013-03-15

15 March 2013

Visitors and Intruders on Public School Premises Policy

The principal has primary responsibility for the day-to-day management and control of a school, including all persons on the school premises, and are to provide for the safety and welfare of studen...

Legacy policy

2009-04-24

24 April 2009

School Improvement and Accountability in Public Schools Policy

This policy requires principals and school staff, to undertake self assessment, planning and reporting processes. It incorporates school compliance reporting and requirements related to the Standar...

Legacy policy

2009-02-17

17 February 2009

Risk and Business Continuity Management Policy

The policy requires the Department to manage its risks. It provides guidance on risk thinking and business continuity management by integrating risk identification, risk management and consistent r...

Legacy policy

2010-05-18

18 May 2010

Private Tutors in Public Schools Policy

The Private Tutors in Public Schools policy formalises the arrangements where students receive educational programs from private tutors during the prescribed hours of instruction.

Legacy policy

2008-10-22

22 October 2008

Gifted and Talented in Public Schools Policy

The Department of Education provides support for gifted and talented students to achieve their best possible learning outcomes.

Legacy policy

2010-07-27

27 July 2010

Central Office Vehicle Parking Policy

The Department is one of the few government agencies providing secure parking for staff and visitors. Parking facilities provided to Department staff are considered to be a privilege and not an ent...

Legacy policy

2008-09-08

8 September 2008

Configuration of the School Day in Public Schools

This policy aims to maximise the flexibility available to school communities in the configuration of the school day within the constraints of legislation and industrial agreements. The Director Gen...

Legacy policy

2009-11-05

5 November 2009

Vehicle Management Policy

The Vehicle Management Policy provides a framework for the improved management of all Department and school passenger and light commercial vehicles ensuring the most efficient, effective and econom...

Policy

2018-03-22

22 March 2018

Students at Educational Risk in Public Schools Policy

The Department of Education recognises and supports the diverse needs of all students. This policy is to establish school processes to identify, provide for, monitor and report on students who may...

Policy

2015-01-01

1 January 2015

Student Mobile Phones in Public Schools Policy

The Department of Education does not permit student use of mobile phones in public schools unless for medical or teacher directed educational purpose.

Policy

2020-02-03

3 February 2020

Student Health Care in Public Schools Policy

This policy details the procedures to be undertaken by a school in order to address the management of health care or medical matters during school hours.

Policy

2015-01-01

1 January 2015

Student Behaviour in Public Schools Policy

This policy provides the mandatory framework for school decision making about promoting and maintaining positive student behaviour, as well as responding to student misconduct.

Policy

2016-01-04

4 January 2016

Staff Induction Policy

The Staff Induction policy outlines the mandatory requirements for implementing a formal induction program that introduces all newly appointed employees to the Department, its policies, procedures,...

Policy

2018-12-11

11 December 2018

Staff Conduct and Discipline Policy

The Staff Conduct and Discipline policy applies to all employees of the Department of Education and describes the expectations the Department has of its employees and outlines the processes that wi...

Policy

2019-02-12

12 February 2019

Software Use Policy

All Department of Education employees must only use software products in accordance with the terms and conditions stipulated by the software license. Workplace managers must ensure that procedures...

Policy

2016-07-05

5 July 2016

Secondment Policy

A secondment is the voluntary placement for a defined period, with the requirement that the employee returns to their substantive position on completion. The Department of Education supports second...

Policy

2018-12-11

11 December 2018

School Security for Public Schools Policy

Schools need to have appropriate security measures in place to protect school property and ensure a safe and secure environment for staff and students. A variety of approaches are needed for implem...

Policy

2019-05-14

14 May 2019

Recruitment Selection and Appointment Policy

This policy provides procedures for the recruitment, selection and appointment of teaching staff, school administrators and staff other than teachers and school administrators.

Policy

2019-09-12

12 September 2019

Records Management Policy

The policy details the responsibilities of Department staff in relation to the creation and maintenance of records, whether in paper or electronic format. It highlights the penalties for non-compli...

Policy

2019-12-03

3 December 2019

Policy Development and Approval Policy

This policy sets out the requirements of the Department of Education for the development and approval of policies, procedures and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) directives

Policy

2012-11-16

16 November 2012

Official Travel Policy

This policy and procedures outlines for all employees of the Department of Education to follow when travelling on a trip authorised by the Department.

Policy

2017-02-21

21 February 2017

Occupational Safety and Health Policy

This policy provides guidelines relating to occupational safety and health within the Department of Education. It outlines roles and responsibilities of employer/employee, procedures for identifyin...

Policy

2019-04-16

16 April 2019

Naming of Public Schools and Facilities Policy

This policy and supporting procedures clarify the requirements for the naming of public schools and other facilities.

Policy

2019-08-06

6 August 2019

Managing a Breach of the Public Sector Standard Claims Policy

The Department of Education manages a breach of Standards claims in accordance with the Public Sector Management (Breaches of Public Sector Standards) Regulations 2005 and in compliance with the re...

Policy

2017-03-28

28 March 2017

Intellectual Property Policy

This policy provides information for employees in relation to their obligations and responsibilities with respect to intellectual property.

Policy

2014-06-11

11 June 2014

Injury Management and Workers' Compensation Policy

This policy outlines the rights and responsibilities of staff regarding work related injuries and injury management, including details about how to lodge a Workers’ Compensation Claim and support a...

Policy

2017-06-20

20 June 2017

Incident Management on Department of Education Sites Policy

The policy ensures a consistent approach to incident management across school and non-school sites, regions and at Central Services.

Policy

2020-12-01

1 December 2020

Housing for Country Employees in Public Schools Policy

This policy determines the provision and administration of housing for Department of Education employees deployed to a regional location.

Policy

2018-12-11

11 December 2018

Home Education Policy

The Department registers home educators and evaluates their educational programs and children’s progress.

Policy

2020-10-12

12 October 2020

Expenditure on Hospitality Policy

This policy provides procedures on the expenditure of hospitality, working meals, official events and social functions.

Policy

2019-10-01

1 October 2019

Equal Opportunity, Discrimination and Harassment Policy

The Department of Education provides inclusive and equitable work and learning environments, services and management practices free of unlawful discrimination and harassment. This includes the prev...

Policy

2018-05-08

8 May 2018

Enrolment in Public Schools Policy

This policy provides procedures and advice for the enrolment of students in public schools.

Policy

2013-03-15

15 March 2013

Employee Performance Policy

The Employee Performance policy and procedures are directed at building a high performance, high care culture across the Department through a focus on improvement. The procedures specify, for all g...

Policy

2016-03-15

15 March 2016

Duty of Care for Public School Students Policy

This policy explains what ‘duty of care’ means, how teaching staff may discharge their duty of care to students, and circumstances in which non-teaching staff, external providers and volunteers may...

Policy

2019-01-01

1 January 2019

Dress Codes for Students in Public Schools Policy

School dress requirements are tangible evidence of the standards expected of students. A school’s dress requirements play an important role in promoting a positive image of the school and creating...

Policy

2018-01-01

1 January 2018

Curriculum Assessment Reporting in Public Schools Policy

The Curriculum Assessment and Reporting in Public Schools Policy and Procedures set out the requirements that schools need to meet in planning their curriculum, assessment and reporting practices....

Policy

2019-02-26

26 February 2019

Criminal History Screening for Department of Education Sites Policy

Criminal history screening is the process of gathering relevant information to assist in making an informed decision about a person’s suitability for employment or continued employment with the Dep...

Policy

2020-09-01

1 September 2020

Councils and Boards in Public Schools Policy

Provides information about the functions and operation of public school Councils and Boards, along with advice that may assist Council and Board members to fulfil their consultative and decision-ma...

Policy

2018-06-05

5 June 2018

Community Use of Public School Facilities Policy

School facilities can be made available for community use. Applications must be approved by the principal and formalised by an agreement signed by the principal and a representative of the user group.

Policy

2020-12-03

3 December 2020

Bullying in the Workplace Policy

The Workplace Bullying policy affirms the Department’s commitment to safe, equitable and non-discriminatory workplaces, and guides employees and line managers in the prevention and effective manage...

Policy

2018-10-16

16 October 2018

Asbestos Policy

The policy is designed to ensure the appropriate management of any asbestos containing material in schools so as to ensure a safe and healthy learning environment for students and staff.

Policy

2015-12-15

15 December 2015

Information and Communication Technologies Security Policy

Information and communication technologies are provided by the Department to enable employees and authorised third parties to satisfactorily perform their duties. It is recognised that the associat...

Policy

2015-08-18

18 August 2015

Healthy Food and Drink in Public Schools Policy

Principals are required to adopt a whole school approach to healthy eating within the school community.

Policy

2014-02-04

4 February 2014

Incoming Sponsorship to Public Schools Policy

This policy sets out requirements for public schools that wish to enter into a sponsorship agreement.

Policy

2016-07-05

5 July 2016

Child Protection in Department of Education Sites Policy

This policy assists staff to respond appropriately where there is a concern for a child’s wellbeing or a disclosure of abuse.

Policy

2019-08-13

13 August 2019

Alcohol and Other Drugs in the Workplace Policy

The policy outlines the responsibilities of all employees relating to alcohol and other drugs in Department schools and workplaces and is underpinned by the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984...

Policy

2018-12-11

11 December 2018

Advertising in Public Schools

The Department of Education undertakes advertising in schools in accordance with the mandatory requirements for Western Australian Government agencies.

Policy

2016-09-13

13 September 2016

Acceptance and Provision of Gifts Policy

The policy provides clear procedures on the acceptance and provision of gifts to be observed by all employees at all times so as to avoid any actual or perceived conflict of interest in the perform...

Policy

2013-03-15

15 March 2013

Swimming and Water based Activities

Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Recreation and Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy effective...

Guideline

2021-01-01

1 January 2021

Surf Riding

Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Recreation and Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy effective...

Guideline

2021-01-01

1 January 2021

Snorkelling

Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Recreation and Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy effective...

Guideline

2021-01-01

1 January 2021

Scuba Diving

Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Recreation and Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy effective...

Guideline

2021-01-01

1 January 2021

Sailing and Sail Boarding

Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Recreation and Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy effective...

Guideline

2021-01-01

1 January 2021

Power Boating

Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Recreation and Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy effective...

Guideline

2021-01-01

1 January 2021

Paddling

Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Recreation and Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy effective...

Guideline

2021-01-01

1 January 2021

Orienteering, Rogaining and Navigation Activities

Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Recreation and Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy effective...

Guideline

2021-01-01

1 January 2021

Horse Riding

Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Recreation and Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy effective...

Guideline

2021-01-01

1 January 2021

Cycling, Cycle Touring and Mountain biking

Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Recreation and Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy effective...

Guideline

2021-01-01

1 January 2021

Caving

Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Recreation and Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy effective...

Guideline

2021-01-01

1 January 2021

Camping

Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Recreation and Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy effective...

Guideline

2021-01-01

1 January 2021

Bushwalking

Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Recreation and Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy effective...

Guideline

2021-01-01

1 January 2021

Template 05 - Local Area Excursions with Overnight Stay including Camps - Water Based or Swimming Activity Advice

This Template is used for Local Area Excursions with Overnight Stay including Camps for Water Based and Swimming - Advice.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Abseiling and Climbing

Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Recreation and Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy effective...

Guideline

2021-01-01

1 January 2021

Equity and Inclusion Charter

The Equity and Inclusion Charter (the Charter) acknowledges the Department’s equity and diversity legislative responsibilities and commitment to the principles of equity, diversity and inclusion em...

Guideline

2021-07-01

1 July 2021

Executive Director, Workforce

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to the Executive Director, Workforce.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Template 02 - International Excursions - Plan

This template is used for International Excursions Plan.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Operating Guidelines for Undertaking Evaluations, Reviews, Pilots and Trials

Department of Education projects and programs need to have appropriate monitoring and evaluation activity. Evaluations, reviews, pilots or trials are distinct from systematic ongoing monitoring and...

Guideline

2018-08-02

2 August 2018

State Election Information

Information on the State election includes the following: •Schools as polling places; •Working for the WA Electoral Commission; •Department staff standing for election; •Members of school councils/...

Guideline

2016-11-23

23 November 2016

Writing Style Guide

This guide is for Department of Education staff to ensure consistency and standards when preparing and drafting material for publications, documents and the website.

Guideline

2015-08-06

6 August 2015

Injury Management and Workers Compensation Framework

This Framework supports the Injury Management and Workers Compensation Policy, outlining the rights and responsibilities of staff regarding work related injuries and injury management, including d...

Framework

2017-07-20

20 July 2017

External Consultation Guidelines

These guidelines provide information for policy authors on external stakeholder consultation in the development or review of Department of Education policy and supporting procedures.

Guideline

2020-03-10

10 March 2020

CEO Instruction: Swimming Pools at Schools

School swimming pools are used both in and out of school hours. Although pool activities will vary, the Risk Management and Community Use of School Facilities and Resources policies provide for sch...

Legacy CEO instruction

2001-11-21

21 November 2001

CEO Directive: Required action to be taken with students fighting or publishing videos of fighting

This document outlines the actions to be taken where students start fights, make intentional physical contact with other students or video fights.

CEO instruction

2019-02-04

4 February 2019

CEO Instruction: Mobile Phone Towers

This document confirms the continuation of the ban on mobile phone tower installations on school sites.

CEO instruction

2011-05-17

17 May 2011

CEO Instruction: National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN)

This CEO instruction instructs principals and teachers to perform the duties necessary for the administration and implementation of NAPLAN testing in public schools.

CEO instruction

2010-04-12

12 April 2010

CEO Instruction: Recommendation for exclusion when a student has made intentional physical contact with a staff member

This document outlines the actions to be taken where a student intentionally or recklessly makes physical contact with a member of school staff.

CEO instruction

2019-02-04

4 February 2019

Routine Care and Management of Animals in Public School Farms Procedures

Animals can enrich students’ learning experiences, however schools must adhere to consistent and high quality practices for the care and use of animals. Staff are to adhere to the processes of the...

Procedure

2014-08-05

5 August 2014

Principals, WA Colleges of Agriculture

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to Principals, WA Colleges of Agriculture.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Principals - Independent Public Schools

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to Principals of Independent Public Schools.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Principals - all government schools

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to Principals of all government schools.

Delegation

1901-01-01

College Managers

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to College Managers.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Principal Consultants, Student Wellbeing

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to Principal Consultants, Student Wellbeing.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Manager, Student Wellbeing

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to the Manager, Student Wellbeing.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Manager, Residential Colleges

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to the Manager, Residential Colleges.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Manager, Investigations and Compliance, Non-Government School Regulation

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to the Manager, Investigations and Compliance, Non-Government School Regulation.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Manager, Education Regulation, Non-Government School Regulation

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to the Manager, Education Regulation, Non-Government School Regulation.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Manager, Disability Services and Support

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to the Manager, Disability Services and Support.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Manager, Aboriginal Education Teaching and Learning

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to the Manager, Aboriginal Education Teaching and Learning.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Managers

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to Managers.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Coordinator Regional Services

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to the Coordinator Regional Services.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Coordinator Regional Operations

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to the Coordinator Regional Operations.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Directors of Education

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to Directors of Education.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Delegations information for the Children and Community Services Act 2004

Information relating to the disclosure of information under the Children and Community Services Act 2004.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Template 06 - Local Area Excursions with Overnight Stay including Camps - Students Over 18 Participation

The Template is used for Local Area Excursions with Overnight Stay including Camps for Students who are over 18 years of age participation.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 02 - Local Area Excursion - Information and Consent to Participate - Instructions

This Template is used for Local Area Excursions for Information and Consent to Participate Instructions.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Executive Director, Strategy and Policy

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to the Executive Director, Strategy and Policy.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Executive Director, Statewide Services

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to the Executive Director, Statewide Services.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Executive Director, Professional Standards and Conduct

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to the Executive Director, Professional Standards and Conduct.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Executive Director, Infrastructure

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to the Executive Director, Infrastructure.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Executive Director, Finance and Commercial Services

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to the Executive Director, Finance and Commercial Services.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Deputy Director General, Education Business Services

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to the Deputy Director General, Education Business Services.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Deputy Director General, Schools

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to the Deputy Director General, Schools.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Template 04 - Interstate Excursion - Parent, Carer, Guardian Information and Consent to Participate

This Template is used for Interstate Excursions for Parent, Carer, Guardian Information and Consent to Participate.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Director, Standards and Integrity

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to the Director, Standards and Integrity.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Director, Financial Services

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to the Director, Financial Services.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Director, Business and Customer Services

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to the Director, Business and Customer Services.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Template 02 - Interstate Excursion - Declaration by Principal of a Public School

This Template is used for Interstate Excursions for Declaration by Principal of a Public School.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Director, Asset Planning and Services

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to the Director, Asset Planning and Services.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Directors

This document outlines the powers, functions and duties delegated to Directors.

Delegation

1901-01-01

Request for Information from WA Police

This is a proforma for requesting information from the Westerrn Australian Police.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Disclosure of Information to WA Police

This is a proforma for disclosing information to the Western Australia Police.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 11 - Interstate Excursion - Department of Education Student Travel Cover Summary Parent Information

This Template is used for Interstate Excursions for Department of Education Student Travel Cover Summary and Parent Information.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 07 - International Excursion - Students who are over 18 years of age - Excursion Information

This template is used for International Excursions for students who are over 18 years of age.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Delegations database

All of the Department's delegations are contained within the Delegations database.

Delegation

2020-12-20

20 December 2020

Information for Delegates

This document outlines what a delegation is and the responsibilities of delegates.

Guideline

2015-01-29

29 January 2015

Template 10 - Interstate Excursion - Undertaking to Provide a Billet

This Template is used for Interstate Excursions for Undertaking to Provide a Billet.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 10 - International Excursions - Department of Education Student Travel Cover Summary

This Template for International Excursions for Department of Education Student Travel Cover Summary.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 09 - Local Area Excursions with Overnight Stay including Camps - Provide a Billet within Australia

This Template is used for Local Area Excursions with Overnight Stay including Camps to Provide a Billet within Australia.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 09 - Interstate Excursion - Students who are over 18 years of Age Water Based or Swimming Activities Advice

This Template is used for Interstate Excursions for Students who are over 18 years of Age for Water Based or Swimming Activities Advice.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 09 - International Excursions - Students who are over 18 years of age Water Based or Swimming Activities Advice

This Template for International Excursions is for Students who are over 18 years of age wanting water based or swimming activities advice.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 08 - Local Area Excursions with Overnight Stay including Camps - Students over 18 years Water Based or Swimming Advice

This Template is used for Local Area Excursions with Overnight Stay including Camps for Students who are over 18 years of age water based or swimming activities advice.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 08 - Interstate Excursion - Students who are over 18 Years of Age Excursion Participation Agreement

This Template is used for Interstate Excursions for Students who are over 18 Years of Age.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 08 - International Excursions - Students who are over 18 years of age Excursion Participation Agreement

This Template is for International Excursions for Students who are over 18 years of age Excursion Participation Agreement.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 07 - Local Area Excursions with Overnight Stay including Camps - Students Over 18 Participation

This Template is used for Local Area Excursions with Overnight Stay including Camps for Students who are over 18 years of age participation.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 07 - Interstate Excursion - Students who are over 18 years of age Excursion Participation Agreement

This Template is used for Interstate Excursions for Students who are over 18 Years of Age for Excursion Participation Agreement.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 06 - Local Area Excursion - Students who are over 18 years of age Water Based or Swimming Activities Advice Consent

This Template is used for Local Area Excursions for Students who are over 18 years of age for Water Based or Swimming Activities Advice and Consent.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 06 - Interstate Excursion - Water Based or Swimming Activities Advice

This Template is used for Interstate Excursions for Water Based or Swimming Activities Advice.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 06 - International Excursions - Water Based or Swimming Activities Advice

This Template is for International Excursions for Water based for Swimming Activities Advice.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 05 - Local Area Excursion - Water based or Swimming Activities Advice Consent

This Template is used for Local Area Excursions for Water Based or Swimming Activities Advice and Consent.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Reporting Misconduct

Employees are required to report any breach/suspected breach of the Staff Conduct policy/Code of Ethics to their line manager. This brochure provides information on reporting misconduct under the P...

Guideline

2017-01-16

16 January 2017

Public Interest Disclosure

The Public Interest Disclosure Act 2003 (the Act) aims to facilitate and encourage the disclosure of public interest information and to provide protection for those who make disclosures and for tho...

Guideline

2018-07-24

24 July 2018

Template 05 - Interstate Excursion - Parent, Carer, Guardian Information and Consent to Participate

This Template is used for Interstate Excursions for Parent Carer, Guardian Information and Consent to Participate.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 05 - International Excursions - Parent Information and Consent to Participate

This Template is used for International Excursions for Parent Information and Consent to Participate.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 04 - Local Area Excursions with Overnight Stay including Camps - Information and Consent to Participate

This Template is used for Local Area Excursions with Overnight Stay including Camps for Information and Consent to Participate.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 04 - Local Area Excursion - Students who are over 18 years of age - Information and Consent

This Template is used for Local Area Excursions for Students who are over 18 years of age for Information and Consent.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Corruption Prevention and Detection

The Department of Education is committed to the prevention of corruption at all levels of staff across the Department, maintaining and promoting high ethical standards and practices. These guideli...

Guideline

2018-07-24

24 July 2018

Template 04 - International Excursions - Parent Information and Consent to Participate

This Template is used for International Excursions for Parent Information and Consent to Participate.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 03 - Local Area Excursions with Overnight Stay including Camps - Information and Consent

This Template is used for Local Area Excursions with Overnight Stay including Camps for Information and Consent and Instructions.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 03 - Local Area Excursion - Parent, Guardian, Carer Excursion Information and Consent

This Template is used for Local Area Excursions, Parent, Guardian and Carer Excursion Information and Consent.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 03 - Interstate Excursion - Parent, Carer, Guardian Information and Consent to Participate Instructions

This Template is used for Interstate Excursions for Parent, Carer, Guardian information and Consent to Participate and Instructions.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 03 - International Excursions - Parent, Carer, Guardian Information and Consent to Participate Instructions

This Template is used for International Excursions for Parent, Carer, Guardian Information and Consent to Participate Instructions.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 02 - Local Area Excursions with Overnight Stay Including Camps - Information and Consent to Participate Instructions

This Template is used for Local Area Excursions with Overnight Stay Including Camps: Information and consent to participate: Instructions.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 01 - Local Area Excursions with Overnight Stay including Camps - Proposal

This Template is used for Local Area Excursions with Overnight Stay including Camps for Proposal.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 01 - Local Area Excursion - Proposal

This Template is used for Local Area Excursions for Proposal for Local Area Excursion.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 01 - Interstate Excursion - Proposal

This Template is used for Interstate Excursions for Proposal.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Template 01 - International Excursion - Application for Approval

This Template is used for International Excursions for Application for Approval.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Summarised Gift Register - Schools

This is a sample Summarised Gift Register for schools contained in the Acceptance and Provision of Gifts Policy and Procedures.

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 33 Interviewees - Scheduling interview

Letter 33 Interviewees - Scheduling interview

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 32 Respondent - Outcome of mediation

Letter 32 Respondent - Outcome of mediation

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 31 Respondent -Scheduling mediation with external provider

Letter 31 Respondent -Scheduling mediation with external provider

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 30 Respondent - Response received from Standards and Integrity Directorate

Letter 30 Respondent - Response received from Standards and Integrity Directorate

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 29 Respondent - Grievance referred to Standards and Integrity Directorate

Letter 29 Respondent - Grievance referred to Standards and Integrity Directorate

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 28 Respondent- Progress update

Letter 28 Respondent- Progress update

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 27 Respondent - Delay in process

Letter 27 Respondent - Delay in process

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 26 Respondent - Findings of formal assessment and outcome

Letter 26 Respondent - Findings of formal assessment and outcome

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 25 Respondent - Scheduling interview

Letter 25 Respondent - Scheduling interview

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 24 Respondent - Formal grievance received, interview or written response

Letter 24 Respondent - Formal grievance received, interview or written response

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 23 Complainant - Outcome of mediation

Letter 23 Complainant - Outcome of mediation

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 22 Complainant - Scheduling mediation with external provider

Letter 22 Complainant - Scheduling mediation with external provider

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 21 Complainant - Response received from Standards and Integrity Directorate

Letter 21 Complainant - Response received from Standards and Integrity Directorate

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 20 Complainant - Grievance referred to Standards and Integrity Directorate

Letter 20 Complainant - Grievance referred to Standards and Integrity Directorate

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 19 Complainant - Progress update

Letter 19 Complainant - Progress update

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 18 Complainant - Delay in process

Letter 18 Complainant - Delay in process

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 17 Complainant - Findings of formal assessment and outcome

Letter 17 Complainant - Findings of formal assessment and outcome

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 16 Complainant - Scheduling interview

Letter 16 Complainant - Scheduling interview

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 15 Complainant - Formal grievance received, future interview

Letter 15 Complainant - Formal grievance received, future interview

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 14 Respondent - Progress update

Letter 14 Respondent - Progress update

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 13 Respondent - Delay in process

Letter 13 Respondent - Delay in process

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 12 Respondent - Notification of Resolution Decision

Letter 12 Respondent - Notification of Resolution Decision

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 11 Respondent - Notification of Resolution Agreement

Letter 11 Respondent - Notification of Resolution Agreement

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 10 Respondent - Scheduling conciliation, mediation meeting with all parties

Letter 10 Respondent - Scheduling conciliation, mediation meeting with all parties

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 09 Respondent - Meeting with line manager

Letter 09 Respondent - Meeting with line manager

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 08 Respondent - Informal grievance received, future meeting

Letter 08 Respondent - Informal grievance received, future meeting

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 07 Complainant - Progress update

Letter 07 Complainant - Progress update

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 06 Complainant - Delay in process

Letter 06 Complainant - Delay in process

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 05 Complainant - Notification of Resolution Decision

Letter 05 Complainant - Notification of Resolution Decision

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 04 Complainant - Notification of Resolution Agreement

Letter 04 Complainant - Notification of Resolution Agreement

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 03 Complainant - Scheduling conciliation, mediation meeting with all parties

Letter 03 Complainant - Scheduling conciliation, mediation meeting with all parties

Guideline

1901-01-01

Letter 02 Complainant - Meeting with line manager

Letter 02 Complainant - Meeting with line manager

Guideline

1901-01-01

Part-time Work Guidelines

These guidelines provide processes for part-time work arrangements within the Department.

Guideline

2013-04-12

12 April 2013

Anaphylaxis Management Guidelines for Schools

Anaphylaxis management guidelines for Western Australian Schools by the Department of Health.

Guideline

2011-08-10

10 August 2011

A Guide to the Discipline Process for Wages and Other Officers

This guide explains the management of the disciplinary process for Wages and Other officers. It aims to address frequently asked questions in relation to the formal disciplinary process.

Guideline

2015-08-01

1 August 2015

A Guide to the Discipline Process for Public Sector Staff

This guide explains the management of the disciplinary process for Public Sector employees. It aims to address frequently asked questions in relation to the formal disciplinary process.

Guideline

2015-08-01

1 August 2015

Requirements related to the Student Behaviour in Public Schools policy

Mandated requirements to implement the documented whole school plan to support positive student behaviour.

Guideline

2021-02-24

24 February 2021

Procurement Administrative Schedule

This Procurement Administrative Schedule determines the minimum procurement activities and responsibilities to meet the requirements under School Education Act 1999 s. 216(2)(e) and relevant State...

Guideline

2015-02-03

3 February 2015

Excursions in Public Schools Policy Approved Providers Register

Excursions in Public Schools Policy Approved Providers Register

Guideline

2021-03-03

3 March 2021

Vocational Education and Training in Schools Guidelines

These guidelines support the implementation of the Joint Ministerial Statement on Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Schools and provide the operational framework for the delivery of VET in...

Guideline

2014-10-14

14 October 2014

Welcome to Country and Acknowledgement of Country protocols

The protocols to assist in appropriately and respectfully recognising Aboriginal custodianship of country at events conducted by the Department.

Guideline

2016-03-30

30 March 2016

Vehicle Management Guidelines

The purpose of this document is to support user compliance with the Department of Education (Department) Vehicle Management Policy and Vehicle Management Procedures, and assist user understanding o...

Guideline

2018-05-22

22 May 2018

Use of Texts in Educational Settings

Use of Texts in Educational Settings guidelines provide advice about: •classroom use of a broad range of written, spoken or visual texts (in print, digital or multimodal formats); •relevant legal a...

Guideline

2018-03-21

21 March 2018

Support Material for Research Conducted on Department of Education Sites by External Parties Information Letter and Consent Form Templates

All research participants must be fully informed. Templates provide a format and wording that meet this requirement and are consistent with the Research Conducted on Department of Education Sites b...

Guideline

2009-03-12

12 March 2009

Substantive Equality Guidelines

The Department of Education aims to achieve substantive equality in their workplaces where rights of individuals are upheld and all are treated with respect, fairness, equality and dignity through...

Guideline

2016-09-27

27 September 2016

Student mobile phone information for public schools

Student mobile phone information for Western Australian public schools.

Guideline

2019-10-30

30 October 2019

Student Drivers Guidelines

Guidelines and assessment templates to support the Western Australian College of Agriculture (WACoA) and Farm Based Public School sites implement the Duty of Care for Public School Students Policy...

Guideline

2020-11-25

25 November 2020

Student Allowances Guidelines

This guideline explains the various student allowances available.

Guideline

2021-01-01

1 January 2021

School Response and Planning Guidelines for Students with Suicidal Behaviour and Non-Suicidal Self-Injury.

These guidelines have been developed for schools to enable school staff to recognise, support and respond to suicidal behaviour and/or non-suicidal self-injury in young people.

Guideline

2015-04-20

20 April 2015

School Improvement and Accountability Framework

Supports the School Improvement and Accountability policy by describing the conceptual model that underpins the policy. It offers advice about implementation that is more integrated and holistic.

Guideline

2008-05-23

23 May 2008

Retirement on Grounds of Ill Health Guidelines

An employee who is unable to perform the inherent duties required of their position due to long term or permanent medical incapacity may be retired on the grounds of ill health. This guideline out...

Guideline

2012-09-04

4 September 2012

Protocols for Working with WA Police

This document details the roles and actions of the Department of Education and Training and WA Police when an incident involving both agencies occurs.

Guideline

2019-05-29

29 May 2019

Protocols for Politicians and Candidates for an Election to Visit Public Schools In Western Australia

These protocols detail requirements in relation to politicians visiting schools during election campaigns.

Guideline

2019-03-07

7 March 2019

Protocols for Hosting Dignitaries and Special Events

These guidelines provide a reference point for when a school is hosting dignitaries, planning official functions and events, and occasions when a school is hosting a visit by the Minister for Educa...

Guideline

2013-06-27

27 June 2013

The Principal's Guide to Bushfire

This document is designed to assist schools with the development of a bushfire risk management strategy.

Guideline

2020-07-23

23 July 2020

Official Opening of Public School Buildings Guidelines

This guidelines provides an outline of processes for public schools, Education Regional Offices and the Western Australian and Commonwealth Governments for the opening of new schools, school buildi...

Guideline

2016-09-20

20 September 2016

Moral Rights Introduced

This document explains the Copyright Amendment (Moral Rights) Act 2000.

Guideline

2006-03-24

24 March 2006

Media Liaison Guidelines

This document provides guidelines and contact information for media enquiries.

Guideline

2017-08-10

10 August 2017

Making Submissions to Inquiries and Attending Parliamentary Committees

This document provides advice for all staff to be aware of their obligations under Government and Department policies and codes when making submissions to inquiries and attending parliamentary comm...

Guideline

2018-03-02

2 March 2018

Joint Ministerial Statement on Vocational Education and Training in Schools

The Joint Ministerial Statement on Vocational Education and Training (VET) in Schools provides the policy framework for the implementation of VET in Schools and is supported by the VET in Schools G...

Guideline

2014-10-14

14 October 2014

Intellectual Property Pack

The Intellectual Property Pack contains guidelines and information to assist all employees to understand their role and responsibilities with respect to the Department's intellectual property.

Guideline

2015-06-25

25 June 2015

Homework Guidelines

These guidelines provide good practice concerning homework and the role and responsibilities of the principal.

Guideline

2014-01-16

16 January 2014

2006 Review of the Nutritional Value of Food Sold in School Canteens

In 2006, the Department surveyed all WA schools regarding canteen operations. Health and education experts, staff, the food industry and parents were consulted. This report details the findings of...

Guideline

2006-12-08

8 December 2006

Asbestos Management Plan

The Asbestos Management Plan, in conjunction with the mandatory on-line Asbestos Awareness Training, is designed to provide school principals, workplace managers, and other relevant staff with know...

Guideline

2019-12-02

2 December 2019

Community Kindergarten Registration Advisory Panel Guidelines

A Community Kindergarten Registration Advisory Panel is established if a governing body of a community kindergarten applies for a review of a decision made by the Minister to grant, vary or cancel...

Guideline

2016-07-05

5 July 2016

Competency Framework for Teachers

The Competency Framework for Teachers remains a source of reference whilst schools transition to the mandated use of Australian Professional Standards for Teachers as the prime reference for teache...

Guideline

2004-09-01

1 September 2004

Copyright for Schools Guidelines

The Department is a signatory to a number of statutory and voluntary licences, which aim to ensure fair returns to owners of copyright, and set out guidelines for the use of ‘works’ and ‘subject ma...

Guideline

2015-08-22

22 August 2015

Determining Accommodation Required

This document contains information to assist principals to determine the accommodation required at their school.

Guideline

2013-11-27

27 November 2013

Determining Available Accommodation

This document contains information to assist principals to determine the accommodation available at their school.

Guideline

2013-11-27

27 November 2013

Document for Incoming Sponsorship to a Public School

This document is to be used in the context of the Incoming Sponsorship to Schools Policy.

Guideline

2016-07-05

5 July 2016

Enrolment Disputes – Parent Information and the Form

This document contains parent information and the form for enrolment disputes.

Guideline

2020-07-08

8 July 2020

Enrolment Frequently Asked Questions

This document details some of the frequently asked questions about enrolment.

Guideline

2013-11-27

27 November 2013

Enrolment for Students with Disability

This is a support document for the enrolment of students with disability.

Guideline

2015-03-16

16 March 2015

Enrolment of Students from Overseas

This document contains information required for the enrolment of students from overseas.

Guideline

2016-07-19

19 July 2016

Exemption from Particular Classes Guidelines

This document outlines for parents and schools guidelines and processes to seek student exemption from particular classes.

Guideline

2017-09-28

28 September 2017

Family and Domestic Violence Leave Guidelines

The Family and Domestic Violence Guidelines provide information on additional leave provisions, support available for employees experiencing family and domestic violence and how principals and line...

Guideline

2018-02-01

1 February 2018

Guidelines for Installation of Shade in Schools

Provides advice on the installation of shade in general, including shade sails.

Guideline

2011-09-12

12 September 2011

Guidelines for Religious Education

These guidelines support the intent of the School Education Act 1999 and assist staff with the provision of religious education in public schools at the local level.

Guideline

2015-11-17

17 November 2015

Home Education Advisory Panels Guidelines

These guidelines apply to the review of a decision made by the Director General, by a Home Education Advisory Panel established under section 54 of the School Education Act, 1999.

Guideline

2014-06-10

10 June 2014

Telecommunications Use Policy

The Telecommunications Use policy applies to any person at any location using the online or telecommunications services of the Department of Education Western Australia.

Legacy policy

2003-08-01

1 August 2003

Short-term School Visits/Study Tours for Overseas Students in Public Schools Policy

School visits/study tours by overseas students are undertaken for the purpose of meeting Australian students, teachers and other professional educators as part of educational and cultural programs.

Legacy policy

2001-05-01

1 May 2001

Disabilities Advisory Panel

A Disabilities Advisory Panel advises the Director-General on educational provision for students with disabilities and/or comment on whether an exclusion order is warranted for a disruptive student...

Legacy policy

2001-04-20

20 April 2001

Disputes and Complaints Policy

This policy outlines the processes by which a community member may have their complaints against an employee’s conduct or the Department's processes addressed, in accordance with the Australian Sta...

Legacy policy

2007-11-12

12 November 2007

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