Access and equity
PD-2008-0385-V03.1.2 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.
Last Updated 23/12/2021
Contact Executive Director, Aboriginal Outcomes and Partnership 0411204976
Document title Turning Policy into Action (PDF 252 KB)
PD-2005-0235-V05.1.0 Commits the department to the elimination of all forms of racial discrimination in NSW public schools.
Document title Anti-racism education (PDF 290 KB)
PD-2005-0292-V02.0.4 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.
Last Updated 21/07/2020
Contact Director, Assisted School Travel 0242249209
Document title Assisted School Travel Program Guidelines (PDF 741 KB)
PD-2006-0342-V01.0.2 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.
Last Updated 06/10/2020
Contact Leader, Support and Development 0278142750
Document title Personalised support for student learning
PD-2005-0234-V01.0.2 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.
Last Updated 25/02/2022
Contact Leader, Multicultural Education 0278142826
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.
Last Updated 07/05/2019
Contact Leader, Child Protection Services (02) 7814 2177
PD-2005-0243-V02.0.2 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.
Last Updated 12/01/2022
Contact Director, Disability, Learning and Support 0278143879
Document title Disability Inclusion Action Plan 2016-2020 (DOCX 65.38 KB)