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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.

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

  • Non-DECD service providers working in preschools and schools have been developed to support site leaders in the approval and management of external providers in DECD 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 outlines the processes for operating a Department for Education and Child Development (DECD) occasional care service that all DECD workers must adhere to.

  • 'On the Same Basis' is a tool to help education staff implement the Disability Standards for Education 2005.

  • 'On the Same Basis' is a tool to help education staff implement the Disability Standards for Education 2005. The standards clarify education and training providers' responsibilities and supports staff in meeting the Australian professional standards for teachers.

  • 'On the Same Basis' is a tool to help education staff implement the Disability Standards for Education 2005. The standards clarify education and training providers' responsibilities and supports staff in meeting the Australian professional standards for teachers.

  • 'On the Same Basis' is a tool to help education staff implement the Disability Standards for Education 2005. The standards clarify education and training providers' responsibilities and supports staff in meeting the Australian professional standards for teachers.

  • DECD policy covering the requirements of the national law, the Education Act 1972, 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 DECD sites.

  • These guidelines provide design guidance for the planning of new children's centres, a reference for site managers when making changes or additions and to assist in the assessment of manufactured equipment for suitability in children's centres and schools.

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Operational Policy and Across Government Projects unit

Phone: 8226 1000 or 1800 088 158
Email: DECDPolicy [at] sa.gov.au