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Duty of care for students

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Alcohol and Other Drugs in the Workplace Policy and Procedures
The policy outlines the responsibilities of all employees relating to alcohol and other drugs in Department schools and workplaces and is underpinned by the Occupational Safety and Health Act 1984 and related staff and student duty of care ...
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Child Protection in Department of Education Sites Policy and Procedures
This policy assists staff to respond appropriately where there is a concern for a child’s wellbeing or a disclosure of abuse.
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Duty of Care for Public School Students Policy and Procedures
This policy explains what ‘duty of care’ means, how teaching staff may discharge their duty of care to students, and circumstances in which non-teaching staff, external providers and volunteers may owe students a duty of care.
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Excursions in Public Schools Policy and Procedures
Public School excursions are undertaken to further students’ learning and social skills development outside their normal school environment. Activities conducted outside the relatively protective environment of the school site involve greater...
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Outdoor Education and Recreation Activities for Public Schools Policy
The policy contains procedural information and guidelines for a broad range of land based and aquatic activities undertaken on or off school sites to assist teachers in meeting their duty of care responsibilities to students.
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Students Online in Public Schools Policy
This policy assists teachers with protecting and informing students and parents in their use of online services.
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Working with Children Checks in Department of Education Sites Policy and Procedures
This policy ensures that employees are aware of their obligations under the Working With Children Children (Criminal Record Checking) Act 2004 (the Act) and ensures that the Department maintains compliance with the Act.
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International Excursions
Please find the International Excursion templates in word format from the sidebar at the right of the page.
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Interstate Excursions
Information for planning and preparing of documentation, required forms and letter templates in conjunction with the Excursions in Public Schools Procedures.
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Local Area Excursions
Information for planning and preparing of documentation, required forms and letter templates inconjunction with Excursions in Public Schools Procedures.
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Local Area Excursions with Overnight Stay Including Camps
Information for planning and preparing of documentation, required forms and letter templates in conjunction with the Excursions in Public Schools Procedures. 
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Student Driver Guidelines
Guidelines and assessment templates to support the Western Australian College of Agriculture (WACoA) and Farm Based Public School sites implement the Duty of Care for Public School Students Policy and Procedures.  This Policy is inclusive...
Physical Contact with Students
This is a link to the Standards and Integrity website for the Physical Contact with Students guide which addresses duty of care and physical contact with students in a school environment.
Social Media In Schools
This is a link to the Social Media in Schools guideline document from the Department of Education's Standards and Integrity Branch.
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Template 01 - International Excursions - Pre-approval of Educational Purpose
This Template is used for International Excursions for Pre-approval of Educaitonal Purpose.
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Template 01 - Interstate Excursion - Proposal
This Template is used for Interstate Excursions for Proposal.
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Template 02 - International Excursions - Proposal
This template is used for International Excursons for Proposal.
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Template 03 - Interstate Excursion - Parent, Carer, Guardian information and Consent to Participate - Instructions
This Template is used for Interstate Excursions for Parent, Carer, Guardian information and Consent to Participate and Instructions.
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Template 04 - International Excursions - Parent, Carer, Guardian Information and Consent to Participate Instructions
This Template is used for International Excursions for Parent, Carer, Guardian Information and Consent to Participate Instructions
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Template 05 - International Excursions - Parent, Carer, Guardian Information and Consent to Participate
This Template is used for International Excursions for Parent, Carer, Guardian Information and Consent to Participate
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Template 05 - Interstate Excursion - Parent, Carer, Guardian Information and Consent to Participate
This Template is used for Interstate Excursions for Parent Carer, Guardian Information and Consent to Participate
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Template 06 - International Excursions - Parent Information and Consent to Participate.
This Template is used for International Excursions for Parent Information and Consent to Participate.
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Template 07 - International Excursions - Water based or Swimming Activities Advice
This Template is for International Excursions for Water based for Swimming Activities Advice
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Template 09 - International Excursions - Students who are over 18 years of age Excursion Participation Agreement
This Template is for International Excursions for Students who are over 18 years of age Excursion Participation Agreement
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Template 10 - International Excursions - Students who are over 18 years of age water based or swimming activities advice
This Template for International Excursions is for Students who are over 18 years of age wanting water based or swimming activities advice
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Template 11 - International Excursions - Department of Education Student Travel Cover Summary
This Template for International Excursions for Department of Education Student Travel Cover Summary
Duty of care for students
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