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12. Changes to the Policies website November 2010 - January 2011

26 November 2010

REVISED POLICIES

The following policies have been revised:

  • Enrolment
  • School Security
  • Workplace Learning
  • Workplace Bullying

NEW POLICIES

The following policy has been added:

  • School Development Days and Other Dates 2011

NEW STRATEGIC PLANS

The following strategic plan has been added:

  • Equity and Diversity Management Plan 2011-2012

REVISED CEO INSTRUCTION

The following CEO instruction has been revised:

  • Declaration of Local-Intake Areas for Schools

OVERVIEW OF CHANGES - REVISED POLICIES

ENROLMENT

The Enrolment policy has been amended to clarify the approval and monitoring of Section 24 Arrangements, exemptions and notices of arrangements and to provide sufficient information to assist principals and districts to make appropriate decisions regarding the most suitable educational program for students when full-time school attendance is not the most appropriate option.

SCHOOL SECURITY

The School Security policy has undergone a major review. The policy specifies the security measures for schools to put in place to protect school property and ensure a safe and secure environment for staff and students.

WORKPLACE LEARNING

The Workplace Learning policy has undergone a major review. The policy specifies the procedures and guidelines that schools must follow to ensure its duty of care obligations for students engaging in workplace learning (off-school site) are appropriately discharged.

WORKPLACE BULLYING

The Workplace Bullying policy has been revised to include additional guideline information regarding Worksafe, and an additional appendix providing a guide for employees and line managers on formal internal complaint resolution.

OVERVIEW OF CHANGES - NEW POLICIES

SCHOOL DEVELOPMENT DAYS AND OTHER DATES 2011

School Development Days are provided to all public schools for whole of school planning and professional development of staff. They provide opportunities for school staff to plan together for school and system-wide improvement.

OVERVIEW OF CHANGES - NEW STRATEGIC PLANS

EQUITY AND DIVERSITY MANAGEMENT PLAN 2011-2014

This document details the Department’s commitment to creating a workforce reflecting the diversity of our students and their communities. It outlines the Department’s equity group employment targets and details strategies to achieve them.

OVERVIEW OF CHANGES - REVISED CEO INSTRUCTION

DECLARATION OF LOCAL-INTAKE AREAS FOR SCHOOLS

This document has been updated for 2011.  It consists of two lists of public schools. One identifies schools with local-intake areas, and the other identifies schools without local-intake areas. These lists are revised and published in the Government Gazette each year.
 

12. Changes to the Policies website November 2010 - January 2011
http://www.det.wa.edu.au/policies/detcms/policy-planning-and-accountability/policies-framework/news-and-notifications/11-changes-to-the-policies-website-november-2010---january-2011.en

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