Policies and procedures
Advertising in Public Schools
The Department of Education undertakes advertising in schools in accordance with the mandatory requirements for Western Australian Government agencies.
13 September 2016
Conflict of Interest Policy
The Conflicts of Interest Policy and procedures apply to all employees and contractors of the Department of Education and describes the reporting and management obligations related to actual, perce...
Conflict of Interest Procedures
The Conflicts of Interest Policy and procedures apply to all employees and contractors of the Dep...
7 November 2023
Cyber 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...
Cyber Security Procedures
Information and communication technologies are provided by the Department to enable employees and...
9 August 2022
Incoming Sponsorship to Public Schools Policy
This policy sets out requirements for public schools that wish to enter into a sponsorship agreement.
5 July 2016
Intellectual Property Policy
This policy provides information for employees in relation to their obligations and responsibilities with respect to intellectual property.
Intellectual Property Procedures
This procedure provides information for employees in relation to their obligations and responsibi...
11 June 2014
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 Development and Approval Procedures
This policy sets out the requirements of the Department of Education for the development and appr...
16 November 2012
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...
Records Management Procedures
The policy details the responsibilities of Department staff in relation to the creation and maint...
22 November 2022
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...
Risk and Business Continuity Management Policy
The policy requires all employees to manage risks. It provides guidance on risk management and business continuity planning by integrating risk identification, assessment and reporting into everyda...
21 February 2023
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...
17 February 2009
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...
Software Use Procedures
All Department of Education employees must only use software products in accordance with the term...
5 July 2016
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...
5 July 2016
Community Kindergartens Guidelines
The Community Kindergartens Guidelines provides information and guidance to community kindergarten teachers, linked school principals and parent management committees.
20 July 2021
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...
22 August 2015
Document for Incoming Sponsorship to a Public School
This document is to be used in the context of the Incoming Sponsorship to Schools Policy.
5 July 2016
Enrolment Disputes – Parent Information and the Form
This document contains parent information and the form for enrolment disputes.
8 July 2020
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.
10 March 2020
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.
25 June 2015
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...
21 March 2023
Media Liaison Guidelines
This document provides guidelines and contact information for media enquiries.
10 August 2017
Moral Rights Introduced
This document explains the Copyright Amendment (Moral Rights) Act 2000.
24 March 2006
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...
2 August 2018
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.
23 May 2008
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...
27 September 2016
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...
12 March 2009