Administration management

Specific information for business and school administration managers.

Technology resources

To complete your tasks while working from home, the ability to use and access available Department of Education technology is required.

Getting started with technology is a useful site that includes useful information on tools used in schools. This includes G Suite, Google Classroom, Microsoft Office 365, Adobe Connect and more.

Read general information on the technology available to schools.

Zoom get started guide provides an overview of Zoom web conferencing.

The Adobe Connect information page covers getting started with Adobe Connect web conferencing.

A short guide on connecting to a Microsoft Teams meeting is available on the School Website Service how-to guides.

Finance resources

Schools have taken on additional operating costs as a result of COVID-19. Schools finance have published Statewide internal order for COVID-19 related costs in schools and Managing COVID-19 related costs in Term 2 to help schools with capturing and identifying operating costs related to COVID-19.

Management resources

Managing and supporting your colleagues while working remotely can be a challenge. The NSW Public Service Commission has developed a tool to assess your own or your staff's capabilities against the capabilities in the NSW Public Sector Capability Framework. Visit the Capability Discovery Tool for more.

The EPAC Reporting Guide has been developed to support principals and workplace managers in determining whether they should report and where they should directly manage matters.

General resources


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