Information about working in or operating early childhood education services including outside school hours care. Plus, information for parents including how to choose a service and supporting your child for their transition to school.
Information about NSW public education, including the school finder, high school enrolment, school safety, selective schools and opportunity classes.
NSW Department of Education's information on curriculum taught in NSW schools, Aboriginal education and communities & personalised support.
The Wellbeing Framework supports schools to create learning environments that enable students to be healthy, happy, engaged and successful.
Information for parents and carers including learning and wellbeing resources, advice, study skills, a quick guide glossary, homework help, learning from home tools, support for additional needs and more.
The NSW Department of Education is committed to employing the best and brightest teachers who can teach and make a difference in NSW public schools.
The Policy Library contains all current operational policies in the NSW Department of Education.
For general policy enquiries, please contact the policy owner listed at the bottom of the policy document.
Learn about routine policy updates – small changes to implementation, with little to no time investment required from schools.
View the list of policy documents updated in the last four terms.
View the policy documents that have been consolidated in line with feedback received from schools.
Includes Aboriginal education, anti-racism, gifted and talented, multicultural education and students with disabilities.
Includes school attendance, school excellence, leading and managing the school, enrolment of students, and school uniforms.
Includes curriculum, literacy, numeracy, homework, library, mentoring, and sport and physical activity.
Includes community use of facilities, demountables, mobile phone towers, neighbouring developments, and procurement.
Includes vendor invoice payments, voluntary school contributions, pre-school class fees and budget policy.
Includes bullying, nutrition, incident reporting, and protecting and supporting children and young people.
Includes complaint handling, media relations, information security, records management and motor vehicles.
Includes code of conduct, accreditation, secondary employment, working with children, and allegations against employees.
Includes policies, excursions, and overseas students and visitors.
Includes social media, bring your own device, and acceptable usage.