The following table outlines new policies and procedures that have been introduced in the last six months.
Sometimes a new policy or procedure has replaced a document previously published on the Policy and Procedure Register. If this has occurred, you will find information on the
decommissioned policies and procedures page.
Chemical management procedure||27/01/2021||New procedure uses a lifecycle management approach to create an end-to-end process and provide greater clarity on responsibilities. The procedure enhancements respond to feedback to simplify management and risk assessment processes. Regulatory requirements have not changed; the procedure changes the way to comply with these requirements.|
Research applications: appraisals and decisions procedure||01/01/2021||New procedure outlines the process and criteria departmental officers use to appraise and make a decision on an application to conduct research on a departmental site.|
Conducting surveys policy||11/11/2020||New policy outlines the obligations of employees conducting surveys on behalf of the Department of Education.|
Conducting surveys procedure||11/11/2020||New procedure outlines the responsibilities and processes for conducting surveys and managing survey data on behalf of the Department of Education.|