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Departmental policies

A number of the department’s policy documents, including policies, procedures, guidelines, standards and frameworks, are accessible via this page.

If you are unable to find a particular policy document using this search, please contact the Central Policy Unit.

Department staff searching for policy documents should use the Department for Education Intranet (login required)

  • The Flexible Learning Option Enrolment policy defines the requirements for a Flexible Learning Option (FLO) enrolment for disengaged students in Department for Education.

  • Framework for Discretionary Payments with Temporary Teaching Service.

  • The purpose of this policy is to provide a clear statement to all people engaged with Department for Education sites and services that fraud, corruption and other forms of criminal conduct, misconduct and maladministration will not be tolerated.

  • This procedure outlines the Department for Education’s (the department) corporate, preschool, school and care setting processes for supporting gender diverse and intersex children and young people in accordance with the department’s policy, Supporting gender diverse, intersex and sexually diverse children and young people.

  • The Governance framework is provided to clearly articulate the vision and values of the department and the principles of good governance. The framework outlines the key elements that determine, influence or shape decision making and it articulates the authorities under which these are made.

  • Great start literacy brochure for everyday learning for numeracy and literacy for babies, toddlers and preschoolers. 

  • These guidelines outline when a student should exit speech and language classes. It further outlines pathways post a speech and language class placement, review assessments and exit meetings.

  • This document offers guidance to sites that choose to offer individual children in the community an unfunded program in order to further the child's development, education, care and welfare.

  • The Department for Education is committed to working in partnership with the Women's and Children's Health Network (WCHN) to maximise the wellbeing and learning outcomes of preschool children and to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all staff.

  • This procedure is a practical direction for all staff working in education and care to plan and manage children and young people with allergies, particularly those at risk of having a severe allerg



Operational Policy unit

Phone: 8226 6443
Email: education.Policy [at] sa.gov.au