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.
|Conflict of interest policy||06/09/2021||This new policy sets out employees’ mandatory integrity-related obligation, sets out requirements under the Public Service Act 2008 relating to conflicts of interest (CoI) and draws employees’ attention to commonly encountered, workplace-related CoI which must be declared, and resolved or appropriately managed in the public interest. For more details see Summary of changes.|
|Corporate card procedure||09/08/2021||The new Corporate Card procedure supports the Department of Education’s obligations to act and make decisions ethically and transparently when using a departmentally issued corporate card. For more details see Summary of changes.|
|Early childhood grants management policy||15/07/2021||This new policy outlines the approach to the management of grants administered by DoE through Early Childhood and Education Improvement division.|
|Early childhood grants management procedure||15/07/2021||This new procedure outlines the responsibilities and processes for the consistent management of grants administered by DoE through Early Childhood and Education Improvement division. |
|School performance policy||12/07/2021||This new policy provides direction for schools about the requirements for school performance planning, monitoring, reviewing and reporting to ensure alignment with the strategic direction established by the department.|
|School performance procedure||12/07/2021||This new procedure sets out the roles, responsibilities and processes for evaluating and improving school performance.|
|Conducting home visits procedure||12/07/2021|
This new procedure outlines a process to ensure that health and safety risks are identified and controlled when conducting home visits. The process includes the requirements for how to plan, conduct and review a home visit.
|Legislative compliance policy||12/07/2021|
This policy supports and provides oversight of existing compliance systems, processes and practices to ensure they are effective. This policy has replaced the Legislative compliance procedure.
|Child and student protection policy||05/07/2021||The Child and student protection policy is a new policy which articulates the department’s commitment to keeping all children and students safe from harm. |