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This policy is current as at 06/03/2021 02:43am, AEDT. Please refer to policy library website (https://education.nsw.gov.au/policy-library) for an updated version.


The policy library contains all current operational policies in the NSW Department of Education.

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  • Educational leadership

    School excellence, values in NSW public schools, evaluation.

  • Educational programs

    Curriculum planning, programming, assessing and reporting, numeracy, literacy, homework, library, sport and physical activity, excursions.

  • Learning outcomes

    Students with learning difficulties, learning and support, gifted and talented, Aboriginal education, multicultural education, mentoring students.

  • Physical and financial resource management

    Work health and safety, complaints handling, incident reporting, enrolment of students, joint funding of capital works, student bring your own device.

  • School and community partnerships

    Community use of school facilities, working with children check, social media, school uniform, national disability insurance scheme.

  • Staff welfare, development and management

    Professional learning, accreditation at proficient, highly accomplished and lead teacher, beginning teachers support, performance and development, code of conduct.

  • Student welfare

    Wellbeing, student discipline, bullying, student health, out of home care, protecting and supporting children and young people, attendance.