Students

Information dealing with issues such as duty of care, student well being, excursions and work experience.

Alcohol

Information dealing with issues such as duty of care, student wellbeing, excursions and work experience.

Amendments to the Crimes Act 1958 (Vic)

The Crimes Act 1958 (Vic) was amended in 2014 to incorporate Failure to Disclose Offence, Grooming Offence and Failure to Protect Offence. Penalties apply for not complying to these laws.

Anaphylaxis

Guidelines to assist schools in managing severe allergies.

Anti-Bullying and Harassment

Guidelines for the development and implementation of anti-bullying policies.

Asthma Management

The Victorian Schools Asthma Policy.

Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund

Obligations of schools in the administration of Camps, Sports and Excursions Fund.

Child Protection / Mandatory Reporting

Obligations under the Children, Youth and Families Act 2005 (Vic).

Child Safe Standards

The Victorian Child Safe Standards aim to drive cultural change in organisations that provide services for children so that protecting children from abuse is embedded in everyday thinking and practice

Copyright

Information and legislative requirements in relation to the Copyright Act 1968 (Cth).

Cybersafety

Schools have a responsibility and legislative obligation to ensure they have policies and procedures to address cyberbullying.

Distance Education

Requirements for schools with student enrolments at the Virtual School Victoria.

Duty of Care

Principals and teachers have a legal duty to protect students in their care from risks that are reasonably preventable. Such duty cannot be assigned to another party.

Enrolling Students on Visas

Different conditions apply to enrolling students on a visa who are deemed ‘Overseas Students’ or ‘Students on a Visa’.

Enrolment

The Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) has established minimum standards in relation to Enrolment.

Equal Opportunity and Anti-Discrimination

Advice on developing policies and procedures related to equal opportunity and anti-discrimination.

Excursions and Camps

Advice related to the planning and conducting of excursions, incursions, camps and overseas travel.

Head Lice (Pediculosis)

The discovery of head lice can be a sensitive issue. Schools are encouraged to establish head lice management procedures.

Illicit Drugs

The possession, use, distribution or selling of illicit drugs is prohibited by law. Schools have obligations in accordance with the law.

Immunisation Certificates

Requirements before enrolling a primary school student.

Incident Investigations

Schools have a legal and legislative responsibility to ensure policies and procedures are in place to investigate incidents and incidents of a serious nature that occur.

Infectious Diseases

Requirements under the Public Health and Wellbeing Regulations 2009 (Vic).

Internet Use Policy and Procedures (including Multimedia)

Legislative and regulatory requirements mean that schools should have policies and procedures in place in relation to the safety and wellbeing of all students.

Interstate Student Data Transfer Note (ISDTN)

Forms and protocols as agreed by MCEECDYA.

Outside School Hours Care

Requirements for establishing an Outside School Hours Care operation.

Structured Workplace Learning

Structured Workplace learning is on-the-job training during which a student is expected to master a set of skills or competencies, related to a course accredited by the VRQA.

Student Attendance

Requirements for roll marking and monitoring of attendance.

Student Background Characteristics Data Collection

Data collection required for the Australian Government under the Schools Assistance Act 2008 (Cth).

Student Discipline

The Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) has established minimum standards in relation to School Registration.

Student Dress Code

Information dealing with issues such as duty of care, student wellbeing, excursions and work experience.

Student Exchange Programs

Guidelines for registration as a provider of overseas student exchange programs.

Student Photographs and Privacy

Guidelines in relation to the use of student images and recording of student performances.

Student Reporting

Requirements under Australian Government Regulations.

Student Welfare

The Victorian Registration and Qualifications Authority (VRQA) has established minimum standards in relation to student welfare policies.

Students with Disabilities

Consultation processes required under the Disability Discrimination Act 1992 (Cth).

Work Experience

Work experience is short-term industry placement. The Education Training and Reform Act 2006 (Vic) states that work experience should only be conducted in the school year. There are many requirements

Workplace Gender Equality

Reporting requirements under the Workplace Gender Equality Act 2012 (Cth).