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A

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  1. Document title:Aboriginal Education Policy PD/2008/0385/V03Defines the department's commitments in its schools. Developed in response to the Report of the Review of Aboriginal Education 2004, in collaboration with Aboriginal communities and key partners.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented18/11/2008
    Last updated27/11/2016
  2. Document title:Accreditation at Highly Accomplished Teacher and Lead Teacher in NSW Government Schools PD/2008/0384/V02This policy provides information on the process of voluntary accreditation of teachers at the career stages of Highly Accomplished Teacher and Lead Teacher as outlined in the Teacher Accreditation Act 2004.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented27/01/2017
    Last updated27/01/2017
  3. Document title:Accreditation at Proficient Teacher in NSW Government Schools Policy PD/2005/0165/V05This document outlines the Department's policy on the mandatory accreditation of teachers at Proficient Teacher level and the maintenance of that accreditation to meet the requirements of the Teacher Accreditation Act 2004 and the Board of Studies, Teaching and Educational Standards Act 2013.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented26/04/2016
    Last updated20/06/2016
  4. Document title:Animal Welfare Policy - Schools PD/2004/0029/V02Information about school responsibilities related to the use of animals for educational purposes to ensure compliance with legislative requirements. Also included is information about correct procedures if an incident of animal cruelty occurs to animals used by the school or due to the...
    Type: Policy
    Implemented12/01/2005
    Last updated04/12/2014
  5. Document title:Anti-Racism Policy PD/2005/0235/V05This policy commits the department to the elimination of all forms of racial discrimination in NSW Government schools. It applies to all NSW Public School employees and students, and has implications for each school community.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented05/12/2005
    Last updated18/05/2016
  6. Document title:Assisted School Travel Program for School Students with Disability PD/2005/0292/V02The department manages the Assisted School Travel Program through the efficient and effective procurement, co-ordination and management of travel support services for eligible school students with identified disability to travel to and from school.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/06/2011
    Last updated11/08/2016
  7. Document title:Assisting Students with Learning Difficulties PD/2006/0342/V01This policy applies to all staff employed in Public Schools NSW, in school and non-school based positions. It also applies to students who attend public schools and has implications for each school community.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/01/2007
    Last updated21/07/2014

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  1. Document title:Beginning Teachers Support Funding Policy PD/2007/0367/V04Outlines the department’s policy for the support of eligible beginning teachers. Schools with eligible classroom teachers who meet the criteria for first year funding will receive one first year beginning teacher funding payment. Schools with eligible classroom teachers who meet the criteria for second year funding will receive one second year beginning teacher funding payment.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented26/04/2016
    Last updated22/11/2016
  2. Document title:Budget Policy STAFF ONLY PD/2006/0354/V01The framework for the development and management of the department's budget.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented20/11/2006
    Last updated29/03/2012
  3. Document title:Bullying: Preventing and Responding to Student Bullying in Schools Policy PD/2010/0415/V01This policy sets out the requirements for preventing and responding to student bullying in NSW government schools.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented21/03/2011
    Last updated09/08/2016
  4. Document title:Business Continuity Management Policy PD/2005/0289/V05Requirements for managing the effects of severe unexpected events which impact the continuity of the Department’s operations, or threaten the safety and security of people, reputation, brand and value creating activities.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented17/09/2012
    Last updated30/10/2015

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  1. Document title:Child Protection - Allegations Against Employees PD/2005/0263/V02Outlines the Department of Education & Training’s legislative responsibilities and demonstrates its commitment to protect the safety and wellbeing of students and to support the work of employees working with children and young people in an educational setting.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/12/2015
    Last updated08/07/2010
  2. Document title:Code of Conduct Policy PD/2004/0020/V06The Code of Conduct clarifies the standards of behaviour that are expected of Department of Education staff in the performance of their duties. It gives guidance in areas where staff need to make personal and ethical decisions.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/09/2006
    Last updated28/02/2017
  3. Document title:Commercial Arrangements – School-Based Activities Policy PD/2009/0399/V03Commercial Arrangements are required when a school plans to provide goods or services to an outside organisation, individual or business in return for cash or an in-kind provision.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/07/2009
    Last updated17/12/2015
  4. Document title:Communication Devices and Associated Services Policy PD/2002/0024/V05Responsibilities of staff in relation to the use of departmental communication devices and associated services, including telephones, mobile phones, computers, personal digital assistants, facsimiles, Internet, Intranet, email and broadband data services.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented31/05/2007
    Last updated16/12/2014
  5. Document title:Community Language Allowance Scheme PD/2005/0096/V03This policy provides for the payment of a Community Language Allowance to suitably qualified employees who have a basic level of competence in a language other than English.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented17/01/2000
    Last updated06/05/2012
  6. Document title:Community Use of School Facilities PD/2009/0400/V03Schools are encouraged to make their facilities available for use by the community. This must be for appropriate purposes and must not interfere with the school’s provision of quality learning programs.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented31/08/2009
    Last updated16/03/2016
  7. Document title:Complaints Handling Policy PD/2002/0051/V05This policy details how the department assesses, resolves and follows up complaints in order to improve its delivery of education programs and services.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented25/01/2017
    Last updated25/01/2017
  8. Document title:Controversial Issues in Schools PD/2002/0045/V03Direction for the management of controversial issues in schools, whether by the use of teaching-learning material or views expressed by teachers or visiting speakers.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented20/02/1983
    Last updated15/04/2016
  9. Document title:Corruption Prevention Policy PD/2004/0009/V02This policy mandates that all staff have a responsibility for the mitigation of fraud and corruption within their area of responsibility.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/09/2006
    Last updated16/09/2014
  10. Document title:Curriculum planning and programming, assessing and reporting to parents K-12 PD/2005/0290/V09Detailing how schools plan curriculum and teaching programs including assessment and reporting to parents.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/01/2006
    Last updated11/10/2016

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  1. Document title:Demountable Accommodation for Schools Policy PD/2005/0261/V03The Department of Education provides demountable accommodation to school sites to supplement permanent facilities with reference to statewide criteria.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented05/09/2008
    Last updated09/09/2008
  2. Document title:Development application notifications for neighbouring developments (responding to) PD/2005/0269/V01The Department of Education responds to development application notifications for proposed developments that are likely to impact on the operation of a school or TAFE facility and/or affect the health and safety of students, staff and the school or TAFE community.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented26/09/1996
    Last updated24/11/2005
  3. Document title:Drugs in Schools Policy PD/2002/0040/V04This policy sets out requirements for schools to plan and implement appropriate responses to drug related incidents, with an emphasis on prevention through drug education and safe and supportive school environments, and intervention and support for students who may be involved.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented15/07/2010
    Last updated11/06/2010

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  1. Document title:Enrolment of Students in NSW Government Schools: A Summary and Consolidation of Policy PD/2002/0006/V01A summary of the key enrolment policy and implementation documents.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented31/08/1997
    Last updated28/09/2016
  2. Document title:Enterprise Data Policy STAFF ONLY PD/2009/0389/V02The Department of Education implements data governance systems and processes to ensure that information is fit for purpose, secure, available, accessible and complies with applicable laws and regulations.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented06/08/2009
    Last updated
  3. Document title:Enterprise Risk Management in the Department of Education PD/2004/0036/V03Requirements for enterprise risk management in the department. Setting a common approach and responsibilities for all staff to manage risk in a structured and consistent manner.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented25/01/2006
    Last updated30/11/2015
  4. Document title:Environmental Education Policy for Schools PD/2002/0049/V02This policy supports effective environmental education programs in government schools in NSW, provides guidelines on the management of school resources in accordance with ecological sustainability, and is a starting point for addressing global environmental issues.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/09/2006
    Last updated11/01/2017
  5. Document title:Evaluation Policy PD/2010/0416/V01This evaluation policy provides direction for the evaluation of programs, projects, strategies, policies and initiatives across the department to improve education and training outcomes for children and students, promote strong, inclusive, active communities and support the effective, efficient and appropriate use of resources.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented20/08/2014
    Last updated16/06/2016
  6. Document title:Ex-Gratia Payments PD/2005/0266/V01Outlines the considerations for the making of ex-gratia payments, and responsibilities for briefing, accounting and monitoring, and reporting.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/07/2003
    Last updated12/09/2011
  7. Document title:Excursions Policy PD/2004/0010/V07School excursions are structured learning experiences provided by, or under the auspices of, the school which are conducted external to the school site. They can pose risks. The policy and procedures are directed at managing such risks.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented28/05/2009
    Last updated16/03/2016

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  1. Document title:Gifted and Talented Policy PD/2004/0051/V03The NSW Government aims to identify gifted and talented students and to maximise their learning outcomes in all public schools. School communities have a responsibility to develop effective and equitable identification procedures and developmentally appropriate programs.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/09/2006
    Last updated12/10/2016

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  1. Document title:Head Teacher Eligibility Requirements Policy PD/2005/0275/V02This policy outlines the relevant academic qualifications teachers and head teachers must meet when applying for an advertised head teacher position in high or central schools.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented28/11/2005
    Last updated04/04/2013
  2. Document title:Homework Policy PD/2002/0003/V02This policy statement sets out requirements for schools in relation to the development of homework policies. The implementation section includes purposes and principles, main types of homework and expectations for parents and caregivers, teachers and students.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented07/08/2000
    Last updated10/01/2017

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  1. Document title:Incident Reporting Policy STAFF ONLY PD/2007/0362/V03This policy states the obligations of workplace managers to report incidents through appropriate channels. It defines “incident”, the requirement of employees and others in the workplace to report incidents, types of incidents that must be reported and reporting timeframes.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented13/05/2014
    Last updated14/05/2014
  2. Document title:Information Security Policy PD/2015/0465/V01Information that is fit for purpose, secure, available, and accessible, and complies with applicable laws and regulations, enables staff to make everyday decisions and assists the Department to realise its strategic objectives.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented24/03/2015
    Last updated25/03/2015

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  1. Document title:Joint Funding of Capital Works in Schools Policy PD/2005/0274/V01The joint funding of capital works in schools encourages schools and their communities to contribute to the provision of school facilities through cost sharing, thereby enhancing the standard of facilities provided in schools for use by the wider community.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented02/05/2013
    Last updated16/06/2014

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  1. Document title:Leading and Managing the School PD/2004/0024/V01A statement of key accountabilities for principals in the effective educational leadership and management of NSW government schools.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented03/06/2000
    Last updated21/11/2014
  2. Document title:Library Policy - Schools PD/2005/0221/V03This policy sets out the requirements for school libraries and the responsibilities of school principals, teacher-librarians and other school staff in relation to the programs of the school library.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/01/2005
    Last updated05/08/2016
  3. Document title:Literacy K-12 Policy PD/2005/0288/V05Describes the objectives for ability, skills and competence of students, incorporating specific teaching practices and programs; and requirements for evaluation of effectiveness and responsibilities for K-12 teachers in reporting to parents, caregivers and communities.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented29/06/2007
    Last updated10/01/2017

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  1. Document title:Management of Conduct and Performance PD/2006/0335/V02Outlines requirements for the management of conduct and performance for all permanent officers employed under the Teaching Service Act 1980, the Technical and Further Education Commission Act 1990 and the Education (Staff Administrative and Support Staff) Act 1987.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented04/08/2006
    Last updated01/06/2007
  2. Document title:Media Relations Policy PD/2009/0387/V01This policy has been developed to provide department employees with guidance as they engage with journalists and the media.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented30/03/2009
    Last updated13/12/2016
  3. Document title:Mentoring Students Policy PD/2005/0115/V01This policy sets out the requirements for implementing student mentoring programs in NSW public schools.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented30/01/2006
    Last updated08/05/2014
  4. Document title:Mobile Telecommunications Facilities PD/2005/0148/V01The Department of Education and Training adopts a policy of prudent avoidance by not endorsing the installation of any mobile telecommunications facilities on school or TAFE property.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented16/06/1997
    Last updated28/10/2005
  5. Document title:Motor Vehicle Policy STAFF ONLY PD/2005/0291/V02Policy requirements for the operation of a motor vehicle fleet and provides for the entitlement, acquisition, use and management of government motor vehicles.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented15/04/1999
    Last updated01/06/2009
  6. Document title:Multicultural Education Policy PD/2005/0234/V01This policy responds to the cultural, linguistic and religious diversity of NSW. It commits schools to providing opportunities that enable all students to achieve equitable education and social outcomes and participate successfully in our culturally diverse society.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented05/12/2005
    Last updated19/05/2016

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  1. Document title:Naming of NSW Government Schools PD/2013/0440/V01Categories and steps for establishing the name or changing the name of a government school. Naming or renaming of government schools requires Ministerial approval
    Type: Policy
    Implemented02/07/2012
    Last updated16/12/2014
  2. Document title:Numeracy K-12 Policy PD/2007/0365/V01Describes the role of teachers in developing students' numeracy skills to support specific numeracy demands across key learning areas; and outlines the assessment and reporting to guide numeracy programs and provide information to parents, caregivers and communities.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented20/09/2007
    Last updated10/01/2017
  3. Document title:Nutrition in Schools Policy PD/2011/0420/V01All schools should promote healthy eating and good nutrition. School canteens are required to implement the NSW Healthy School Canteen Strategy that includes food and drink criteria.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented18/07/2011
    Last updated27/02/2017

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  1. Document title:Online Communication Services: acceptable usage for school students PD/2002/0046/V04Outlines appropriate and acceptable student use of internet and online communication services provided by the department.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented03/06/2006
    Last updated29/04/2016
  2. Document title:Out of Home Care in Government Schools Policy PD/2010/0402/V01The policy sets out the requirements relating to children and young people in statutory out of home care who are attending government schools, including preschools.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented19/07/2010
    Last updated26/03/2014
  3. Document title:Overseas students and visitors PD/2013/0457/V01Responsibilities associated with short-term enrolments or hosting visits by overseas school students and other educational groups.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented30/10/2013
    Last updated28/04/2016

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  1. Document title:People With Disabilities - Statement of Commitment PD/2005/0243/V02The policy outlines commitment to people with disabilities, education objectives based on the principle of “normalisation” and responsibilities at state, regional and school levels. It also articulates the rights of parents, caregivers and students.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/01/2006
    Last updated28/04/2016
  2. Document title:Performance Management and Development Policy PD/2006/0334/V03Performance management and development provides a framework to value our staff, provides a working environment that acknowledges their contribution and builds capacity to ensure organisational effectiveness.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented31/07/2006
    Last updated02/10/2015
  3. Document title:Policy Documents: DoE Requirements PD/2004/0001/V06Sets out the requirements for the content and publication of policy documents in the department of education and training, to ensure versioning and quality control in support of information access and a quality user experience.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented14/05/2007
    Last updated15/12/2016
  4. Document title:Preschool Class Fees in Government Schools PD/2011/0423/V01This policy applies to all NSW Government preschool classes from the beginning of the 2012 school year (27 January 2012). It outlines the general principles governing the fees processes, information on collecting fees, fee relief and/or exemption.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented27/01/2012
    Last updated23/12/2013
  5. Document title:Private and Secondary Employment Policy PD/2003/0007/V09The policy sets out the principles of, and the requirements for, approval for private and secondary employment for all employees of the Department of Education and Training (DET), to ensure consistency across all sections of DET.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented31/07/2007
    Last updated13/07/2015
  6. Document title:Procurement Policy PD/2005/0294/V04The NSW Department of Education (‘the department’) is committed to ensuring value for money when procuring goods, services and works to deliver education to the people of New South Wales.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented10/11/2010
    Last updated06/10/2016
  7. Document title:Professional Learning Policy for Schools PD/2004/0017/V02Policy for professional learning in NSW public schools draws on professional learning practices and recognises that the participation of teams and individuals in workplace learning and in the wider professional context is key to developing quality professional practice.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented27/02/2004
    Last updated21/11/2014
  8. Document title:Protecting and Supporting Children and Young People Policy PD/2002/0067/V02Sets out roles and responsibilities of staff in relation to child protection including training, reporting on safety, and supporting children and young people, as well as monitoring, evaluation and reporting requirements.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented05/03/2010
    Last updated26/10/2016
  9. Document title:Psychological Tests Policy PD/2005/0205/V01The Psychological Tests Policy defines the requirements for the administration of these tests in NSW public schools.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/12/2005
    Last updated02/07/2014
  10. Document title:Public Interest Disclosures Internal Reporting Policy PD/2002/0019/V06Describes an internal reporting system for disclosing suspected corruption, maladministration or serious and substantial waste or breaches of the GIPA Act that complements normal communication channels between supervisors and staff.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented19/10/2011
    Last updated19/10/2011
  11. Document title:Purchasing Card Policy STAFF ONLY To enable the implementation of a flexible, efficient and cost effective method of purchasing business related goods and services as an alternative to traditional purchase-to-pay processes
    Type: Policy
    Implemented22/02/2016
    Last updated22/02/2016

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  1. Document title:Records Management Program PD/2005/0284/V03A planned, coordinated set of corporate policies, procedures and systems to manage the records of the Department in compliance with State records legislation and in accordance with the Department’s own business needs.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented27/09/2005
    Last updated04/12/2014
  2. Document title:Release of Student Information Policy PD/2005/0088/V04
    Type: Policy
    Implemented06/11/2006
    Last updated07/11/2006
  3. Document title:Religious Education Policy PD/2002/0074/V04This policy outlines requirements and responsibilities for matters relating to general religious education and special religious education.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/06/2013
    Last updated20/10/2016
  4. Document title:Reporting School Accidents PD/2002/0064/V04This policy outlines the purpose of school accident reports and the responsibilities of principals and school staff in relation to the completion, storage and use of school accident reports and provision of information concerning accidents to parents and students.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/09/2006
    Last updated15/12/2009
  5. Document title:Road Safety Education, Driver Education and Training Policy PD/2002/0033/V02This policy is designed to support effective road safety education programs in NSW public schools K-12. It also assists schools to plan effective driver education for students in Years 9 and 10 and Stage 6 Crossroads.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/12/2007
    Last updated14/03/2016

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  1. Document title:School Attendance Policy PD/2005/0259/V07This policy sets out the requirements for the attendance of students in NSW government schools.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented03/02/2015
    Last updated25/03/2016
  2. Document title:School Excellence PD/2016/0468/V01Direction for schools on school planning, ongoing self-assessment, annual reporting and external validation. The policy also outlines the school development review process for schools.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented15/02/2016
    Last updated
  3. Document title:School Uniform Policy PD/2004/0025/V01This policy requires schools to review and document school uniform or dress code requirements in consultation with their communities and to develop strategies for the wearing of school uniforms.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented16/08/2004
    Last updated25/03/2015
  4. Document title:Selective High School and Opportunity Class Placement Policy PD/2006/0353/V03Requirements for placement in NSW government selective classes, selective high schools, agricultural high schools and opportunity classes; criteria for entry and the selection processes for gifted and talented students.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented03/10/2006
    Last updated
  5. Document title:Social Media Policy PD/2011/0418/V01This policy has been developed to provide department employees with standards of use as they engage in conversations or interactions using digital media for official, professional and personal use.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented15/03/2011
    Last updated13/12/2016
  6. Document title:Special Education in Ethics Policy PD/2013/0436/V01This policy outlines requirements and responsibilities for matters relating to special education in ethics.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/06/2013
    Last updated20/10/2016
  7. Document title:Sponsorship Policy PD/2005/0295/V03Guidance for school principals, teachers and parent groups who are seeking or managing sponsorship arrangements with external organisations.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/07/2009
    Last updated12/03/2015
  8. Document title:Sport and Physical Activity Policy PD/2002/0012/V03Requirements related to mandatory weekly participation in sport and physical activity for schools and their students. This includes the identification of local procedures that support the planning and delivery of high quality and safe sport and physical activity programs.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented27/02/2015
    Last updated
  9. Document title:Student Bring Your Own Device Policy (BYOD) PD/2013/0458/V01Requirements for schools that allow students to use personal mobile electronic devices at school, with the capability of connecting to the department’s wi-fi network.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented26/11/2013
    Last updated04/07/2014
  10. Document title:Student Counselling Files Policy PD/2005/0206/V02This policy sets out requirements for the establishment, use and storage of student counselling files.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/12/2005
    Last updated21/06/2016
  11. Document title:Student Discipline in Government Schools Policy PD/2006/0316/V03Good discipline is fundamental to the achievement of Government priorities for the public school system. In line with this, schools must have a school discipline policy which is developed in consultation with school community members.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented08/05/2006
    Last updated05/08/2016
  12. Document title:Student Health in NSW Public Schools: A summary and consolidation of policy PD/2004/0034/V01This policy provides a summary and consolidation of policy on student health in NSW public schools. It is designed to be read in conjunction with the department's student health website and the policy implementation documents.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented22/03/2005
    Last updated01/12/2014
  13. Document title:Student Welfare Policy PD/2002/0052/V01A framework for school communities to review student welfare, determine key issues for action and develop and implement student welfare actions and initiatives.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented11/06/1996
    Last updated11/07/2014
  14. Document title:Surplus Land Sale to Non Government Schools Policy PD/2014/0460/V01A restrictive covenant to prevent the use of surplus school land/facilities for non-government school purposes will only be applied in specific circumstances where it is deemed appropriate, and will require the approval of the Minister for Education.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/11/2013
    Last updated29/04/2014

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  1. Document title:Travel on Official Business STAFF ONLY PD/2005/0229/V03This policy provides clear instructions on the approval and authorisation process for travel on official business.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented24/12/1998
    Last updated29/04/2015

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  1. Document title:Values in NSW public schools PD/2005/0131/V01This policy sets out the NSW approach to values and values education in public schools.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented25/03/2004
    Last updated09/05/2014
  2. Document title:Vendor Invoice Payment Terms Policy PD/2012/0430/V01This policy has been developed to optimise the departmental working capital and provide clear and equitable terms of business for our suppliers.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented
    Last updated24/05/2012
  3. Document title:Voluntary School Contribution PD/2005/0233/V02Outlines the criteria for voluntary contributions that can be made by parents and guardians to enhance school programs.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented13/12/1995
    Last updated29/05/2015

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  1. Document title:Work Health and Safety (WHS) Policy PD/2013/0454/V01Work health and safety requirements including the department's commitment to the health and safety of everyone in its workplaces.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented28/10/2013
    Last updated10/05/2016
  2. Document title:Workforce Diversity Policy PD/2009/0388/V01The Workforce Diversity Policy is a commitment by the Department to create a workplace that is fair and inclusive, and builds a workforce which better reflects the diversity of our students, parents and the NSW community.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented25/02/2009
    Last updated21/11/2016
  3. Document title:Working with Children Check Policy PD/2005/0264/V07The Working with Children Check is a screening mechanism to prevent certain persons from engaging in child-related work.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented15/06/2013
    Last updated
  4. Document title:Workplace learning for Secondary Students in Government Schools PD/2005/0016/V04This policy enables students to contextualise their learning and achieve significant curriculum outcomes by accessing the skill and knowledge environment of participating workplaces. Collaborative involvement optimises student learning and safety during placement.
    Type: Policy
    Implemented01/09/2005
    Last updated22/01/2014