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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
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 - Transition period to 31 December 2019
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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Student Drivers in Agricultural Education in Public Schools Policy and Procedures
Some secondary students in agricultural education programs drive vehicles and machinery on school property. This policy provides procedures for the management and supervision of student drivers.
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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 Public Schools
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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Protocols for Parent Advocates CEO Instruction
The Instruction relates to protocols that must be observed by principals and district directors when a parent advocate is called upon to support a parent or carer in relation to school issues.
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Abseiling and Climbing
Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy effective from 1 January 2019.
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Bushwalking and Orienteering
Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy effective from 1 January 2019.
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Camping
Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy.
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Caving
Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy.
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Cycling, Cycle Touring and Mountain Biking
Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy.
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Horse Riding
Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures  in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy.
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Paddling
Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy.
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Power Boating
Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy.
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Ropes Courses and Bouldering
Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy.
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Sailing and Sail Boarding
Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy effective.
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Scuba Diving
Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy.
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Snorkelling
Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy.
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Student Driver Manual
Western Australian College of Agriculture Student Driver Manual and Assessment Forms  
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Surf Riding and Surf Activities
Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy.
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Swimming and Water Based Activities
Supporting document containing specific requirements for the Outdoor Education Activities for Public School Procedures in the Duty of Care for Public School Students policy.
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.
Duty of care for students
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