Contact School Policy and Information Management (SPIM) at the beginning of the process (PolicyCoordination@det.nsw.edu.au or 7814 3870)
We can set up a Teams channel for collaboration, as well as a working box in TRIM for your records. We can also help you with any queries you might have about the process.
Make required changes to the policy statement, implementation documents and related documents
Edit the document(s) using tracked changes:
- policy statement - download a copy of the policy statement (Word)
- implementation documents - policy managers hold the original final Word document(s). If you cannot find the files, contact SPIM
- related documents - policy managers hold final copies, or can advise SPIM of changes to links.
Email your request for change to SPIM at PolicyCoordination@det.nsw.edu.au.
SPIM will identify any other aspects that could be fixed immediately
This may include accessibility issues, adherence to plain English principles as well as to the department style guide. SPIM will return it to you for final sign off.
Once the document are finalised, forward your director's approval to publish
This may just be an email that indicates approval to publish.
Ready to publish your documents on the Policy library?
Email your final, approved documents to SPIM. Include appropriate approvals and email to PolicyCoordination@det.nsw.edu.au. Provide policy statements in Word format and implementation documents as both accessible Word and PDF documents, as per our Policy library publishing checklist. Note that it might take up to a week for the policy to go live on the Policy library.
File your policy statements and implementation documents as Word documents in TRIM, as per our records management requirements. File your approvals in TRIM.