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24. Changes to the Policies Website February 2014 - April 2014

1 May 2014

REVIEWED AND REVISED POLICIES

This single overarching equity and diversity policy amalgamates four Department policies that address equal opportunity and diversity issues - Anti-Racism, Workplace Sexual Harassment, Employment of People with Disabilities and Equal Employment Opportunity/Diversity.

Principals are required to adopt a whole-school approach to healthy eating within the school community.

MINOR POLICY CHANGES

Contact details updated.

The form at Appendix A has been replaced. Contact details updated.

Contact details updated.

Contact details updated.

Appendix A: Principal Professional Review updated. Step 1, point 3 now includes that the principal closely monitors the utilisation of leave entitlements to ensure employees clear leave within a reasonable time of it falling due.

Section 3.5.5: Removal of names from the enrolment register updated. The term ‘enrolment register’ in dot point one has been corrected to ‘current roll’ and guidance has been added to clarify the implementation of the procedure.

Appendix A updated to correctly reflect that principals approve intrastate excursions.

Section 11 of Guidelines Related to Intra and Inter State Excursions – Insurance Cover for Excursions, points 48, 50 and 52 amended.

Section 11 of Guidelines Related to International Excursions – Insurance Cover for Excursions, points 42 and 44 amended.

The information relating to seat belts within the guidelines on page 13 (section 8, paragraph 32) amended.

The 'Documents attached' section in Appendix C on page 19 amended.

The statement on page 29 updated to more appropriately reflect the requirement that additional approval is required for interstate excursions.

Contact details updated.

Contact details updated.

Contact details updated.

Contact details updated.

Definition of probation added.

Guidance statement added in section 4.11.

Dot point in added in section A.3.

These changes support the recently published Probation Guidelines (public servants and school support staff).

Contact information updated.

Definition of probation added.

Guidance statement added in section 3.11.

These changes support the recently published Probation Guidelines (teachers and school psychologists).

Contact information updated.

Reference within the policy to the former Equal Employment Opportunity/Diversity Policy at 5.2 updated to the new Equal Opportunity, Discrimination and Harassment Policy. 

REMOVED POLICIES

NEW GUIDELINES

REVISED GUIDELINES

OTHER

24. Changes to the Policies Website February 2014 - April 2014
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