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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 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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Student Driver Manual
Western Australian College of Agriculture Student Driver Manual and Assessment Forms  
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
http://det.wa.edu.au/policies/detcms/navigation/safety-and-welfare/duty-of-care-for-students/

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