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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).

  • The National School Chaplaincy Program (2015-2018) aims to support schools in promoting the wellbeing of students by providing funds that contribute to the maintenance or establishment of pastoral care services in the school.

  • Non-department service providers working in preschools and schools procedure has been developed to support site leaders in the approval and management of external providers in department sites.

  • The numeracy and literacy strategy will guide teachers and other school staff, early childhood workers, health workers and importantly, parents, to give children the best start possible.

  • This procedure details the operating requirements for delivering a departmental occasional care service, including compliance with the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations.

  • A crèche service may be provided by a range of Department for Education (department) sites and programs including preschools, Children’s Centres for Early Childhood Development and Parenting (Children’s Centres), Learning Together and schools to support parents and caregivers to access parental support, educational and community activities.

  • This document is a practical direction for all staff working in education and care to plan and manage children and young people who require oral eating and drinking support including oral sensitivi

  • Department for Education policy covering the requirements of the national law, the Education and Children's Services Act 2019, and associated SA government policies about OSHC services that government schools must comply with.

  • This guideline outlines the roles and responsibilities for people engaged in the provision and operation of OSHC on Department for Education sites.

  • The Parent Engagement framework is our commitment to working in partnership with parents. It is the foundation for how we can develop quality parent engagement strategies.

  • This policy connects the work of all employees to organisational planning, strategic objectives and relevant performance standards through individualised planning, learning and accountability programs.



Operational Policy

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