Department of Education

Human Resource Management

About the program

This module introduces the Western Australian public sector legislative framework and Department of Education strategies and policies that govern human resource management in schools.

Participants will be provided an overview of the:

  • requirement to practice HR management within the public sector accountability, integrity and ethics framework; and
  • various HR resources and support services available, including the HRM Web, which assist in HR management and compliance. 

Target Audience

School staff who are responsible for human resource management processes and practices.  Including, but not limited to, school leaders, school support staff and managers corporate services.

Success Criteria

Participants will gain a broad understanding of WA public sector legislative framework and Department strategies and policies that govern human resource management in schools. 

About the facilitators

Human Resource Management will be delivered through presentations and activities delivered by the Department’s experienced HR Consultants. This directorate provides a range of strategic human resource functions that support effective and efficient HR policies and practice across the Department.

Alignment to professional standards

Australian Professional Standard for Principals:

  • Developing self and others
  • Leading improvement, innovation and change
  • Leading the management of the school.

Competency Framework for School Corporate Services Staff:

  • Human resource management.

    Half-day workshop

    No current intakes



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There are no current intakes for this program.




Institute for Professional Learning   
Building B
164-194 Oxford Street

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On the day

  • Programs start at 8.30am. Tea and coffee are available from 7.45am.
  • Business dress is required.
  • Morning tea is provided.


The Institute for Professional Learning is located in Building B at 164-194 Oxford Street, Leederville WA. We co-locate with the Schools of Isolated and Distance Education (SIDE).


Please note the Institute does not have on-site parking available:

  • The City of Vincent has a number of car parks throughout Leederville.
  • The closest long term paid parking is available on the south side of The Avenue Car Park on Leederville Parade.
  • Short term paid parking (two hour) is available in adjacent streets.
  • The City of Vincent offers a 'pay by phone' parking service.
  • The Institute is a two minute walk from Leederville train station.
  • Taxis service the site promptly.
  • Cycle racks are located outside Building F at the Institute.

Download the Institute map and parking information.

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How to register

  • Register for Human Resource Management on PLIS.
  • Complete your details and payment.

Further information

Please contact the Institute for Professional Learning on 1300 610 801 or email


Human Resource Management

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