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Protecting students from suspected harm

Because of their regular contact with students and families, staff in schools play a vital role in:

The Department of Education, Training and Employment is committed to providing safe, supportive and disciplined learning environments, preventing reasonably foreseeable harm to students and responding when an employee reasonably suspects harm or risk of harm to students.

Staff actions and decision making in relation to suspected student protection concerns are guided by departmental procedures including the Student Protection Procedure External Link and the procedure Allegations Against Employees in the Area of Student Protection External Link.

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