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Codes of Conduct:

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Most schools adapt a Code of Conduct that provides guidelines as to how the school is to operate and the expectations of its staff. The school will be bound by these Codes of Conduct.

A Code of Conduct may address the following ty pes of matters:

  • Equal employment opportunities;
  • Equality of students;
  • Duty of care owed to students;
  • Standards expected of teachers, eg to have the highest regard for the safety of students;
  • Prohibitions on discrimination; 
  • Workplace, health and safety matters;
  • Complaint handling process;
  • Sanctions available against staff and students.

If you, as a parent or member of staff, suspect that there has been a breach of the Code of Conduct by the school, we recommend you contact our office and arrange an appointment to see one of our Education & Schools Law Solicitors in our Sydney office. By appointment, we can also arrange a time for you to see one of our lawyers at a branch office. For a complete listing please see our "Locations" tab.

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