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21. Changes to the Policies Website February - April 2013

REVISED POLICIES

The following policies have been revised:

REMOVED POLICIES

The following policies have been removed:

  • Financial Management in Schools Assets and Resources
  • Financial Management in Schools Finance and Accounting
  • First Aid for Sickness and Accidents in Schools
  • Part-time Working and Job-share Arrangements

NEW GUIDELINES

The following guidelines have been added:

REVISED DELEGATIONS

The following delegations have been amended:

  • s 11G(5) of the School Education Act 1999 relating to participation arrangements
  • s 55(2) of the School Education Act 1999 relating to naming and classifying government schools
  • s 87(1),(3)-(4) of the School Education Act 1999 relating to Disabilities Advisory Panels
  • s 87(7) of the School Education Act 1999 relating to Disabilities Advisory Panels
  • s 216(2)(e) of the School Education Act 1999 relating to contracts and arrangements

OVERVIEW OF CHANGES

Acceptance and Provision of Gifts Policy and Procedures has been amended to mandate that principals must keep a register of gifts received, and forward the register to Central Office.

Anti-Racism, Workplace Bullying and Workplace Sexual Harassment policies have been amended to remove the complaint process which is now covered by the Grievance Framework guideline. The policies remain intact in all other respects.

Contributions, Charges and Fees has been amended to clarify procedures.

Enrolment Policy and Procedures has undergone its three-yearly major review.

First Aid for Sickness and Accidents in Schools policy has been replaced by Guidelines for First Aid in Department Workplaces.

Financial Management in Schools Assets and Resources and Financial Management in Schools Finance and Accounting have been replaced by manuals on the Finance for Schools website.

Official Air Travel has been amended in response to changes to Premier’s Circular 2012/13 regarding required approvals for official air travel.

Part-time Working and Job-share Arrangements has been replaced by Part-time Work Guidelines.

School Councils Policy and Procedures has undergone its three yearly major review.

21. Changes to the Policies Website February - April 2013
http://www.det.wa.edu.au/policies/detcms/policy-planning-and-accountability/policies-framework/news-and-notifications/21-changes-to-the-policies-website-february---april-2013.en

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