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.
OneSchool access management and use procedure||05/10/2021||The OneSchool access management and use procedure has been developed to provide a clear explanation and direction for departmental staff on a consistent process for the management of OneSchool user access, roles and responsibilities. |
|Gifts and benefits procedure||05/10/2021||Amended procedure clarifies the responsibilities and processes for employees relating to gifts or benefits. Procedure now includes gifts given, and updated approval processes, including ability of Regional Directors to approve. |
|Community use of state school facilities policy||05/10/2021||The new Community use of state school facilities policy requires community users to comply with the applicable planning laws to ensure the proposed community use is permitted under the relevant local planning scheme. |
Community use of state school facilities procedure||05/10/2021||The existing Community use of state school facilities procedure has been streamlined and updated to incorporate relevant stakeholder feedback.|
Managing students' health support needs at school procedure||05/10/2021||Reviewed to improve usability and clarity of documents. A fact sheet with guidance on PPE selection has been added.|
Supporting students with asthma and/or at risk of anaphylaxis at school procedure||05/10/2021||Reviewed to improve usability of documents. Clarified the existing requirement for all schools to have an Anaphylaxis risk management plan, regardless of whether the school has students at risk of anaphylaxis enrolled. |
Sun safety in state schools procedure|
|24/01/2022||This procedure supports existing requirements for sun safety in schools, with the addition of new swim shirt requirements for secondary students. The procedure also includes a sun safety policy template to assist schools and reduce workload. This procedure will be implemented on 24/01/2022.|