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Departmental policies

A number of the department’s policies can be accessed on this page. This includes policies, procedures, guidelines, standards and frameworks.

If you're unable to find a particular policy using this search, contact Operational Policy.

Department staff searching for policies should use the departmental policies A to Z on the intranet (login required).

  • Management of information (electronic (data) and non-electronic) and administrative procedures must ensure that the integrity and quality of information is maintained, that access is properly authorised and approved, and that information is used appropriately.

  • This procedure constitutes the Department for Education Appendix to the SA Government ISG.

  • This procedure is to advise staff of the insurance and claims management matters relating to incidents to children, students or visitors on departmental premises or participating in departmental activities.

  • Guidelines for applying for Intervac funding, including eligibility, referrals, claims and responsibilities.

  • This policy makes sure the Department for Education complies with its legislative obligations.

  • Long day preschool programs may be provided over extended hours to allow children to access their 15 hours preschool entitlement over 2 days. The objective of this policy is to ensure there are effective procedures in place to meet community needs and that staff entitlements are maintained when sites provide a preschool program over longer hours.

  • This guideline document is designed to provide site leaders, their parent community and their respective sector offices with improved clarity about the actions to be taken and matters that require considerations at each stage of managing an allegation of sexual misconduct.

  • This is a practical direction for all staff working in education and care to manage medications in an education and care setting, and to plan and manage medication administration for children and y

  • The merit selection policy outlines the standards used when selecting applicants for positions within the Department for Education.

  • The merit selection procedure outlines the approved processes for merit selection across the organisation and must be read in conjunction with the merit selection policy.



Operational Policy

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