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This policy is current as at 02/06/2020 10:18pm, AEST. Please refer to policy library website (https://education.nsw.gov.au/policy-library) for an updated version.


Student welfare

  1. Document title
    Type
    Implemented
    Last updated
  1. Document Title:Anti-Racism Policy PD-2005-0235-V05This 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.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented05/12/2005
    Last updated18/05/2016
  2. Document Title:Assisted School Travel Program for School Students with Disability PD/2005/0292/V02The 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.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented01/06/2011
    Last updated11/08/2016
  3. Document Title:Child Protection: Allegations Against Employees DOC16/1020544This policy details how the department responds to allegations of a child protection nature made against employees.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented01/12/2015
    Last updated17/01/2018
  4. Document Title:Complaints Handling Policy PD-2002-0051-V05This policy details how the department assesses, resolves and follows up complaints in order to improve its delivery of education programs and services.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented25/01/2017
    Last updated25/01/2017
  5. Document Title:Multicultural Education Policy PD/2005/0234/V01This 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.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented05/12/2005
    Last updated19/05/2016
  6. Document Title:Nutrition in Schools Policy PD/2011/0420/V01All 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.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented18/07/2011
    Last updated27/02/2017
  7. Document Title:School Attendance Policy PD/2005/0259/V07This policy sets out the requirements for the attendance of students in NSW government schools.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented03/02/2015
    Last updated06/04/2017
  8. Document Title:School Uniform Policy PD/2004/0025/V02Sets the department's requirements for local school uniforms or dress codes.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented16/08/2004
    Last updated26/02/2020
  9. Document Title:Student Counselling Files Policy PD/2005/0206/V02This policy sets out requirements for the establishment, use and storage of student counselling files.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented01/12/2005
    Last updated05/06/2017
  10. Document Title:Student Discipline in Government Schools Policy PD/2006/0316/V03Good 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.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented08/05/2006
    Last updated05/08/2016
  11. Document Title:Student Health in NSW Public Schools: A summary and consolidation of policy PD/2004/0034/V01This 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.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented22/03/2005
    Last updated05/06/2017
  12. Document Title:Student Welfare Policy PD/2002/0052/V01A framework for school communities to review student welfare, determine key issues for action and develop and implement student welfare actions and initiatives.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented11/06/1996
    Last updated11/07/2014
  13. Document Title:Working with Children Check Policy PD-2005-0264-V07The Working with Children Check - WWCC - is a screening mechanism to prevent certain persons from engaging in child-related work.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented14/11/2005
    Last updated29/02/2020
  14. Document Title:Workplace learning for Secondary Students in Government Schools PD/2005/0016/V04Workplace learning enables students to contextualise and achieve significant curriculum outcomes by accessing the skill and knowledge environment of participating workplaces.
    Type:Policy
    Implemented01/09/2005
    Last updated22/01/2014