The upcoming policies and procedures list contains items that are scheduled for implementation in the coming months. The list is provided for information purposes to enable affected stakeholders to plan and prepare for implementation.
The effective date is clearly identified for each policy or procedure on this list.
In the interim, it is important for staff and stakeholders to continue to refer to any current version published on the Policy and Procedure Register.
|School excursions procedure||11 July 2022||The updated School excursions procedure reflects current procedural template requirements, human rights legislation, requirements for reasonable adjustments, and compliance with the Chief Health Officer Directions. In addition, responsibilities and processes relating to International school study tours (SSTs) were removed as a new International school study tours procedure has been developed.|
|International school study tours procedure||11 July 2022||The new International School Study Tours (ISSTs) procedure and supporting documents aim to strengthen and clarify processes and requirements when planning ISSTs.|
|Catering and hospitality procedure||11 July 2022||The updated Catering and hospitality procedure provides clarity around responsibilities and processes for employees when providing catering and hospitality using departmental funds or resources.|
|Requests for voluntary financial contributions (VFC) procedure||11 July 2022||The updated Requests for voluntary financial contributions (VFC) procedure provides greater clarity around responsibilities and processes when requesting parents to make a VFC.|
|Sponsorship procedure||11 July 2022||The updated Sponsorship procedure gives greater clarity on the separation of sponsorship and procurement and gives clearer instruction on ethical and fair dealing in line with the Code of Conduct policy and procedure. The procedure now also requires state schools to use the Letter of Agreement for amounts up to and including $10,000.|