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PoliciesSafety and welfare ‹ Duty of care for students

Duty of care for students

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Alcohol on School Premises
The availability and consumption of alcohol on school sites must be carefully managed. Schools have a duty to ensure children are supervised suitably and that the school’s reputation is not damaged by improper behaviour at social occasions.
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Child Protection
This policy assists staff to respond appropriately where there is a concern for a child’s wellbeing or a disclosure of abuse.
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Duty of Care VET for School Students Attending TAFEWA Colleges
TAFEWA colleges and schools owe a duty of care to school-based students participating in VSS programs. This policy addresses how schools, teaching staff and TAFEWA colleges and staff discharge their duty of care to students.
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Duty of Care for Students
This policy explains what ‘duty of care’ means, how teaching staff may discharge their duty of care to students, and circumstances in which non-teaching staff, external providers and volunteers may owe students a duty of care.
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Excursions Policy
School excursions are undertaken to further students’ learning and social skills development outside their normal school environment. Activities conducted outside the relatively protective environment of the school site involve greater risk....
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Outdoor Education and Recreation Activities
The policy contains procedural information and guidelines for a broad range of land based and aquatic activities undertaken on or off school sites to assist teachers in meeting their duty of care responsibilities to students.
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Student Drivers in Agricultural Education Policy
Some secondary students in agricultural education programs drive vehicles and machinery on school property. This policy provides procedures for the management and supervision of student drivers.
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Students Online
This policy assists teachers with protecting and informing students and parents in their use of online services.
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Working with Children Checks
This policy ensures that employees are aware of their obligations under the Working With Children Children (Criminal Record Checking) Act 2004 (the Act) and ensures that the Department maintains compliance with the Act.
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Workplace Learning
Procedures and Guidelines describe a process for the school principal to ensure all aspects of the duty of care owed to students learning in the workplace are performed appropriately, ie. site is safe; students match the workplace, are monitored...
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Protocols for Parent Advocates CEO Instruction
The Instruction relates to protocols that must be observed by principals and district directors when a parent advocate is called upon to support a parent or carer in relation to school issues.
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Duty of Care & Excursions Presentation 2006
This presentation is provided to assist school principals in conducting professional learning programs for their staff, parents and others on the Department’s Duty of Care for Students and Excursions: Off School Site Activities polici...
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Physical Contact with Students
Duty of care for students
http://www.det.wa.edu.au/policies/detcms/navigation/safety-and-welfare/duty-of-care-for-students/