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Duty of care for students

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Alcohol on Public School Premises
The availability and consumption of alcohol on school sites must be carefully managed. Schools have a duty to ensure children are supervised suitably and that the school’s reputation is not damaged by improper behaviour at social occasions.
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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 VET for School Students Attending TAFEWA Colleges from Public Schools TO BE REPLACED 1 JANUARY 2019
TAFEWA colleges and schools owe a duty of care to school-based students participating in VSS programs. This policy addresses how schools, teaching staff and TAFEWA colleges and staff discharge their duty of care to students.
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Duty of Care for Public School Students Policy and Procedures EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2019
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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Duty of Care for Public School Students TO BE REPLACED 1 JANUARY 2019
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 TO BE REPLACED 1 JANUARY 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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Workplace Learning for Public Schools TO BE REPLACED 1 JANUARY 2019
Procedures and Guidelines describe a process for the school principal to ensure all aspects of the duty of care owed to students learning in the workplace are performed appropriately, ie. site is safe; students match the workplace, are monitored...
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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 EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2019
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 EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2019
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 EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2019
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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Caving EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2019
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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Cycling, Cycle Touring and Mountain Biking EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2019
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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Horse Riding EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2019
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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Paddling EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2019
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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Physical Contact with Students
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Power Boating EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2019
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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Ropes Courses and Bouldering EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2019
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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Sailing and Sail Boarding EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2019
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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Scuba Diving EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2019
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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Snorkelling EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2019
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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Students Online in Public Schools Guidelines
These guidelines support the Students Online in Public Schools Policy.
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Surf Riding and Surf Activities EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2019
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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Swimming and Water Based Activities EFFECTIVE 1 JANUARY 2019
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.
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
http://det.wa.edu.au/policies/detcms/navigation/safety-and-welfare/duty-of-care-for-students/

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