Policy Listing

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PD-2008-0385-V03 Defines 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.
Implemented 18/11/2008
Last Updated 09/06/2020
Contact Director, Aboriginal Education and Community Engagement
PD-2008-0384-V02.0.1 States the department’s policy for the voluntary accreditation of teachers at Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher career stage and the maintenance of that accreditation to meet the requirements of the Teacher Accreditation Act 2004 and the Education Standards Authority Act 2013.
Implemented 13/10/2008
Last Updated 28/10/2019
Contact Director, Talent Management 0278143820
PD-2005-0165-V05.0.1 States the department’s policy for 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 Education Standards Authority Act 2013.
Implemented 30/08/2005
Last Updated 27/05/2020
Contact Teacher Talent Programs, Human Resources 0278143820
PD-2004-0029-V02.1.0 Information 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.
Implemented 12/01/2005
Last Updated 29/07/2020
Contact Animal Welfare Coordinator 0278142631
Document title Anti-Racism
PD-2005-0235-V05.0.1 This 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.
Implemented 05/12/2005
Last Updated 04/11/2020
Contact Leader, Multicultural Education 0278142826
PD-2005-0292-V02 The 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.
Implemented 01/06/2011
Last Updated 21/07/2020
Contact Director, Assisted School Travel 02 4224 9209
PD-2006-0342-V01 This policy applies to all staff employed by the department including in school and non-school based positions. It also applies to students who attend NSW public schools and has implications for each school community.
Implemented 01/01/2007
Last Updated 06/10/2020
Contact Leader, Support and Development 02 7814 2750

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PD-2007-0367 The Department of Education’s policy for providing funding support to schools for eligible permanent and temporary beginning teachers.
Implemented 01/01/2018
Last Updated 21/05/2020
Contact Manager, Teacher Talent Programs, Human Resources (02) 7814 3820
Document title Budget Policy
PD/2006/0354/V01 This policy has been rescinded.
Implemented 20/11/2006
Last Updated 20/04/2020
PD-2010-0415-V1.0.3 This policy sets out the department’s position on student bullying and the requirements for preventing and responding to student bullying, including online bullying, in NSW public schools and preschools.
Implemented 21/03/2011
Last Updated 14/02/2020
Contact Leader, Behaviour Services (02) 7814 3809
PD-2005-0289 This policy sets out the arrangements for the NSW Department of Education to ensure that critical services are maintained and restored following a disruptive event.
Implemented 17/09/2012
Last Updated 18/02/2020
Contact Chief Risk Officer, Corporate Governance, Policy Coordination and Governance (02) 7814 1326

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PD-2021-0475-V01.0.0 Direction and guidance for schools on managing State Consolidated Fund (Fund 6100) and Consolidated Fund Carry Forward (Fund 6101).
Implemented 22/04/2021
Last Updated 28/07/2021
Contact Refer to section 6
PD-2005-0263-V02 This policy details how the department responds to allegations of a child protection nature made against employees.
Implemented 01/12/2015
Last Updated 21/08/2020
Contact Director, Systems and Practice 02 7814 3722
PD-2002-0067-V02.0.1 Sets 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.
Implemented 05/03/2010
Last Updated 29/06/2020
Contact Leader, Child Protection Services 0278142177
Document title Code of Conduct
PD-2004-0020-V06.1.0 The Code of Conduct describes standards of professional conduct that promotes adherence to the department’s and NSW Public Sector’s values. It provides a framework for employees to support day to day ethical decision making.
Implemented 01/09/2006
Last Updated 12/07/2021
Contact Executive Director, Professional and Ethical Standards 0278143722
PD/2009/0399/V03 Commercial arrangements are required when a school plans to provide goods or services to an external organisation, individual or business in return for cash or a value-in-kind provision.
Implemented 01/07/2009
Last Updated 08/04/2020
Contact Director, School and Business Systems (02) 7814 2488
PD-2002-0024-V05 Responsibilities 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.
Implemented 31/05/2007
Last Updated 03/07/2020
Contact Manager, Business Services 02 7814 1701
PD-2005-0096-V03.0.1 This 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.
Implemented 17/01/2000
Last Updated 14/04/2020
Contact EDConnect 1300323232
PD-2009-0400-V03.1.1 Schools 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.
Implemented 31/08/2009
Last Updated 14/04/2021
Contact refer to policy
PD-2002-0051-V05 This policy details how the department assesses, resolves and follows up complaints in order to improve its delivery of education programs and services.
Implemented 25/01/2017
Last Updated 06/10/2020
Contact Executive Director, Performance and Ethical Standards
Document title Staff Complaints Procedure (PDF 623.01 KB) Staff only
PD-2002-0045-V03.0.2 Direction for the management of controversial issues in schools.
Implemented 20/02/1983
Last Updated 29/04/2021
Contact Director, Curriculum Secondary Learners 02 7814 0226
PD-2005-0290-V09.3.1 Detailing how schools plan curriculum and teaching programs including assessment and reporting to parents
Implemented 01/01/2006
Last Updated 15/09/2021
Contact Refer to section 6

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PD-2005-0261-V01.0.2 Sets requirements and expectations for the use of demountable accommodation on school sites.
Implemented 05/09/2008
Last Updated 04/08/2021
Contact Manager Demountable Program 0438155236
PD-2005-0269-V01 The Department of Education responds to development application notifications for proposed developments that are likely to impact on the operation of a school and/or affect the health and safety of students, staff and the school community.
Implemented 26/09/1996
Last Updated 25/08/2020
Contact Director, Statutory Planning, SINSW 0408 489 911
Document title Drugs in Schools
PD-2002-0040-V04.1.0 This 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.
Implemented 15/07/2010
Last Updated 11/06/2021
Contact refer to policy

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PD-2002-0006-V02.0.1 Direction for the enrolment of students in NSW Government schools.
Implemented 31/08/1997
Last Updated 04/02/2021
Contact Director, Behaviour and Student Participation 0278143869
PD-2009-0389-V02 The Department of Education implements data governance systems and processes to ensure that information is governed and managed effectively to deliver the best opportunities and outcomes for all students.
Implemented 06/08/2009
Last Updated 24/06/2020
Contact Manager, Policy, Control and Governance 02 7814 1415
PD-2021-0474-V01.0.0 Direction to enable good governance practices of decision-making, advisory and consultation, and promote a culture of performance accountability to support delivery of department objectives.
Implemented 12/03/2021
Last Updated 12/03/2021
Contact Chief Risk Office 02 7814 1319
PD-2004-0036-V03.1.0 Direction and guidance on the department’s enterprise risk management requirements.
Implemented 25/01/2006
Last Updated 07/05/2021
Contact Chief Risk Office
PD-2002-0049-V02.0.1 This policy supports effective environmental education programs in NSW public schools, provides guidelines on managing school resources in accordance with ecological sustainability and is a starting point for addressing global environmental issues.
Implemented 01/09/2006
Last Updated 12/08/2020
Contact Director, Early Learning and Primary Education 0278142756
PD-2002-0049-V02 This policy supports effective environmental education programs in NSW public schools, provides guidelines on managing school resources in accordance with ecological sustainability and is a starting point for addressing global environmental issues.
Implemented 01/09/2006
Last Updated 12/08/2020
Contact Director, Early Learning and Primary Education 02 7814 2756
Document title Evaluation Policy
PD/2010/0416/V01 This evaluation policy provides direction for the evaluation of programs, projects, strategies, policies and initiatives across the Department of Education 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.
Implemented 20/08/2014
Last Updated 10/03/2020
Contact refer to policy
Document title Ex-Gratia Payments
PD/2005/0266/V01 This policy has been rescinded.
Implemented 01/07/2003
Last Updated 05/03/2018
Document title Excursions Policy
PD-2004-0010-V07 School 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.
Implemented 28/05/2009
Last Updated 24/06/2020
Contact Director, School Policy and Information Management 02 7814 3870

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Document title Financial Management Staff only
PD-2020-0472-V01.0.0 Direction and guidance on the financial management requirements of the department.
Implemented 20/04/2020
Last Updated 15/07/2021
Contact Finance Manager, Financial Controlling, Finance Directorate
Document title 02. Repurpose funds Staff only
Document title Annual financial statements (PDF 352 KB) Staff only
PD-2004-0009-V03 All employees have a responsibility for the mitigation of fraud and corruption in the department.
Implemented 01/09/2006
Last Updated 03/11/2020
Contact Director, Fraud Prevention 02 7814 1493

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PD-2005-0275-V02 This 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.
Implemented 28/11/2005
Last Updated 30/04/2020
Contact Senior Advisor, Teacher Approval, Human Resources (02) 7814 1851
PD-2004-0051-V4.0.0 Guidance on implementing effective learning and teaching practices to develop the talent of high potential and gifted students
Implemented 01/09/2006
Last Updated 25/01/2021
Contact refer to policy
Document title Homework
PD-2002-0003-V02.0.1 This 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.
Implemented 07/08/2000
Last Updated 14/04/2020
Contact Refer to section 6

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PD/2007/0362/V04 This policy sets out the obligations of all department employees to respond to an incident, promptly notify relevant managers through the required channels and arrange appropriate support.
Implemented 17/08/2007
Last Updated 13/09/2019
Contact Director, Work Health & Safety 02 7814 1601
PD-2015-0465-V01 Information 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.
Implemented 01/01/1970
Last Updated 17/09/2020
Contact Information Security Unit 0436 863 441

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PD-2005-0274-V01.0.1 The 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.
Implemented 02/05/2013
Last Updated 11/06/2020
Contact Group Director, Asset Management, School Infrastructure NSW 0412952259
PD-2017-0470 Outlines the department’s commitment to and conditions for partnerships between the department and third party organisations to invest in new facilities, upgrade facilities, or maintain facilities.
Implemented 21/12/2017
Last Updated 15/04/2020
Contact Executive Advisor, Property 0478 487 329

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PD-2021-0476-V01.0.0 Direction on managing legislative compliance to ensure the department meets requirements in key legislation.
Implemented 27/07/2021
Last Updated 27/07/2021
Contact Refer to policy legal@det.nsw.edu.au
PD-2005-0221-V03.0.2 This policy sets out the requirements for school libraries and the responsibilities of principals, teacher-librarians and other staff in relation to the programs of the library.
Implemented 01/01/2005
Last Updated 02/10/2019
Contact Libraries Coordinator (02) 7814 2568
Document title Literacy K-12
PD-2005-0288-V05.0.0 Describes 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.
Implemented 29/06/2007
Last Updated 29/06/2020
Contact Refer to section 6
Document title Literacy Policy Support

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PD-2006-0335-V02 This policy addresses the management of misconduct and unsatisfactory performance for department employees.
Implemented 04/08/2006
Last Updated 10/02/2021
Contact Executive Director, Performance and Ethical Standards
PD-2009-0387-V01 This policy has been developed to provide department employees with guidance as they engage with journalists and the media.
Implemented 30/03/2009
Last Updated 01/07/2020
Contact Media unit 02 7814 3518
PD-2005-0115-V01 This policy sets out the requirements for implementing student mentoring programs in NSW public schools.
Implemented 30/01/2006
Last Updated 21/05/2020
Contact Student Health and Interagency
PD-2005-0148-V01 The Department of Education adopts a policy of prudent avoidance by not endorsing the installation of any mobile telecommunications facilities on school property.
Implemented 16/06/1997
Last Updated 03/07/2020
Contact Executive Director, Asset Management 0476 826 126
Document title Motor Vehicle Policy
PD-2005-0291-V02.0.2 Direction and guidance for the operation of the department’s motor vehicle fleet.
Implemented 15/04/1999
Last Updated 26/03/2021
Contact Director, Shared Services Finance 1300 32 32 32
PD-2005-0234-V01.0.1 This 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.
Implemented 05/12/2005
Last Updated 17/03/2021
Contact Leader, Multicultural Education (02) 7814 2826

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PD-2013-0440-V01.0.2 Categories and steps for establishing the name or changing the name of a government school. Naming or renaming of government schools requires Ministerial approval
Implemented 02/07/2012
Last Updated 12/07/2021
Contact Strategic Schools Resourcing SSR@det.nsw.edu.au
Document title Numeracy K-12 Policy
PD-2007-0365-V01 Describes 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.
Implemented 20/09/2007
Last Updated 01/07/2020
Contact refer to policy
Document title Numeracy support
PD-2011-0420-V01.0.2 All 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.
Implemented 18/07/2011
Last Updated 22/02/2021
Contact Leader, Child Protection, Health and Mental Wellbeing
Document title Healthy School Canteen
Document title Sugary Drinks Fact Sheet

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PD/2002/0046/V04 This policy has been rescinded since 27/01/2020
Implemented 03/06/2006
Last Updated 06/12/2019
PD-2010-0402-V01 The policy sets out the requirements relating to children and young people in statutory out of home care who are attending government schools, including preschools.
Implemented 19/07/2010
Last Updated 07/05/2019
Contact Leader, Child Protection Services (02) 7814 2177
PD-2013-0457-V02 Instruction to staff for enrolling overseas students or hosting visits by overseas school students and adult educational groups.
Implemented 30/10/2013
Last Updated 10/07/2020
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PD-2005-0243-V02 The 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.
Implemented 01/01/2006
Last Updated 17/06/2020
Contact Director, Disability, Learning and Support 02 7814 3879
PD-2006-0334-V03 Performance 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.
Implemented 31/07/2006
Last Updated 31/08/2020
Contact Teacher Talent Programs, Human Resources 0436 623 121
Document title Policy Management Staff only
PD-2004-0001-V7.1.0 Sets out the required development and review processes for all policy in the department’s policy library.
Implemented 03/05/2017
Last Updated 26/07/2021
Contact Leader, Policy Coordination and Review 78142541 PolicyCoordination@det.nsw.edu.au
Document title Support for policy managers Staff only
PD/2011/0423/V02 This policy applies to all NSW Government preschool classes. It outlines the general principles governing the fee processes, as well as information on collecting fees, fee relief and/or exemption.
Implemented 27/01/2012
Last Updated 20/02/2020
Contact Early Learning Coordinator 02 7814 3775
PD-2003-0007-V09.0.2 The policy sets out the principles of, and the requirements for, approval for private and secondary employment for all employees of the Department of Education, to ensure consistency across all sections of the department.
Implemented 31/07/2007
Last Updated 14/04/2021
Contact Refer to section 6
Document title Procurement Staff only
PD-2005-0294-V04.0.2 The NSW Department of Education is committed to ensuring value for money when procuring goods, services and works to deliver education to the people of NSW.
Implemented 10/11/2010
Last Updated 29/06/2021
Contact Procurement Policy Manager
Document title 02. Finance in Schools Handbook (FISH) Staff only
PD-2004-0017-V02 This policy provides direction for relevant and effective professional learning that supports teachers, leaders and non-teaching staff in their ongoing development which is critical to every student’s progress and achievement.
Implemented 27/02/2004
Last Updated 20/11/2020
Contact Director, Quality Teaching Practice
Document title Psychological Tests
PD-2005-0205-V01.0.1 This policy has been consolidated with Student Counselling Records and Psychological Tests
Implemented 01/12/2005
Last Updated 27/08/2021
PD-2002-0019-V06.0.2 Describes an internal reporting system for disclosing suspected corruption, serious maladministration or serious and substantial waste or breaches for the GIPA Act.
Implemented 29/11/2005
Last Updated 17/06/2021
Contact Director, Investigations 78143722
PD-2016-0469-V01.2.0 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.
Implemented 22/02/2016
Last Updated 20/05/2021
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Document title Records Management Program Staff only
PD/2005/0284/V03 A 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.
Implemented 27/09/2005
Last Updated 29/05/2017
PD-2005-0284-V03.0.0 A 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.
Implemented 27/09/2005
Last Updated 29/05/2017
Contact Leader, Records Management 0286331045
PD/2005/0088/V04 This policy has been rescinded.
Implemented 06/11/2006
Last Updated 21/11/2016
Document title Religious Education
PD-2002-0074-V04.0.2 This policy outlines requirements and responsibilities for matters relating to general religious education and special religious education.
Implemented 01/06/2013
Last Updated 15/07/2021
Contact Special Religious Education and Special Education in Ethics Officer 78142353
PD-2002-0064-V04 This 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.
Implemented 01/09/2006
Last Updated 30/07/2020
Contact Principal Legal Officer, Legal Services Directorate 02 7814 1120
PD-2002-0033-V02.0.2 This 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 Life Ready.
Implemented 01/12/2007
Last Updated 21/07/2020
Contact Road Safety Education Coordinator 0278141937

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PD-2005-0259-V07 This policy sets out the requirements for the attendance of students in NSW government schools.
Implemented 03/02/2015
Last Updated 11/08/2020
Contact Student Attendance and Educational Neglect Advisor 02 7814 2937
PD-2020-0473-V01.0.1 Members of the school counselling service are required to be certified against the Professional Practice Framework and maintain this certification.
Implemented 01/01/2021
Last Updated 27/01/2021
Contact Refer to section 6
Document title School Excellence
PD-2016-0468-V02.0.4 Direction for schools on school planning, ongoing self-assessment, annual reporting and external validation.
Implemented 15/02/2016
Last Updated 08/04/2021
Contact Director, School Excellence
Document title School Leadership
PD-2004-0024-V02.0.0 Direction and guidance on the development and roles of school leaders and the NSW Public School Leadership and Management Credential.
Implemented 03/06/2000
Last Updated 29/06/2021
Contact Director, School Leadership Institute 0436918441
Document title School Uniform
PD-2004-0025-V02.0.4 Sets the department's requirements for local school uniforms or dress codes.
Implemented 16/08/2004
Last Updated 13/05/2021
Contact Refer to section 6
PD/2006/0353/V03 Requirements 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.
Implemented 03/10/2006
Last Updated 08/04/2020
Contact High Performing Students Team (02) 7814 3626
Document title Social Media Policy
PD-2011-0418-V01 This 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.
Implemented 15/03/2011
Last Updated 03/09/2020
Contact Communication and Engagement Directorate 02 7814 1273
PD-2013-0436-V01.0.2 This policy outlines requirements and responsibilities for matters relating to special education in ethics.
Implemented 01/06/2013
Last Updated 14/07/2021
Contact Special Religious Education and Special Education in Ethics Officer 78142353 seecontact@det.nsw.edu.au
Document title Sponsorship Policy
PD/2005/0295/V03 Guidance for seeking or managing sponsorship arrangements with an external organisation, individual or business.
Implemented 01/07/2009
Last Updated 27/01/2021
Contact Business Engagement and Development Team (02) 7814 3863
PD/2002/0012/V03 Sets out the requirements related to mandatory weekly participation in sport and physical activity for schools and their students. This includes identifying local procedures that support the planning and delivery of high-quality, safe sport and physical activity programs.
Implemented 27/02/2015
Last Updated 26/02/2020
Contact School Sports Policy Advisor (02) 9508 5541
Document title Sport Safety Guidelines
PD/2013/0458/V01 This policy has been rescinded since 27/01/2020.
Implemented 26/11/2013
Last Updated 06/12/2019
PD-2005-0206-V03.0.0 Requirements for administering psychological tests and securely managing student counselling files.
Implemented 01/12/2005
Last Updated 27/08/2021
Contact Leader, Psychology and Wellbeing Services 0278142356 schoolcounselling@det.nsw.edu.au
PD/2006/0316/V03 Good 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.
Implemented 08/05/2006
Last Updated 06/12/2019
Contact Leader, Behaviour Services (02) 7814 3809
PD-2004-0034-V01.0.3 This 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.
Implemented 22/03/2005
Last Updated 10/05/2021
Contact Leader, Child Protection, Health and Mental Wellbeing
Document title Sun Safety
PD-2020-0471-V01.0.3 Advice to NSW public school communities on managing student use of digital devices and online services, including restricting access.
Implemented 27/01/2020
Last Updated 19/07/2021
Contact Devices in schools devicesinschools@det.nsw.edu.au
Document title Student Welfare
PD-2002-0052-V01 A framework for school communities to review student welfare, determine key issues for action and develop and implement student welfare actions and initiatives.
Implemented 11/06/1996
Last Updated 15/07/2020
Contact Leader, Wellbeing Strategy 02 7814 2356
PD-2014-0460-V01 This policy has been rescinded since 28/10/2020.
Implemented 01/11/2013
Last Updated 29/10/2020

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PD-2005-0229-V03.0.2 This policy outlines requirements for the management of travel on official departmental business and provides clear instructions on the approval and authorisation processes for all departmental staff.
Implemented 24/12/1998
Last Updated 23/02/2021
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Document title Travel guidelines Staff only
Document title Travel on official business procedures Staff only

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PD-2005-0131-V01 This policy sets out the NSW approach to values and values education in public schools.
Implemented 25/03/2004
Last Updated 29/07/2020
Contact Leader Wellbeing Strategy 02 7814 2356
PD-2012-0430-V01 This policy has been developed to optimise the departmental working capital and provide clear and equitable terms of business for our suppliers.
Implemented 01/01/1970
Last Updated 30/06/2020
Contact Director, Finance, Shared Services 02 8633 1699
PD-2005-0233-V01.0.2 Outlines the criteria for voluntary contributions that can be made by parents and guardians to enhance school programs.
Implemented 13/12/1995
Last Updated 27/04/2021
Contact Director, Strategic Schools Resourcing

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PD/2013/0454/V01 Work health and safety requirements including the department's commitment to the health and safety of everyone in its workplaces.
Implemented 28/10/2013
Last Updated 28/10/2019
Contact Executive Director, Health and Safety 02 7814 1601
PD-2009-0388-V01 The Workforce Diversity Policy is a commitment by the department to create a workplace that is fair and inclusive and build a workforce which better reflects the diversity of our students, parents and the NSW community.
Implemented 25/02/2009
Last Updated 11/08/2020
Contact Lead, Disability Employment, Talent Management 02 7814 2479
PD-2005-0016-V04 Workplace learning enables students to contextualise and achieve significant curriculum outcomes by accessing the skill and knowledge environment of participating workplaces.
Implemented 01/09/2005
Last Updated 29/06/2020
Contact refer to policy
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