In Standard 6, one of the outcomes asks schools to show that they are aware of Child Safe Organisations WA guidelines.
So what do schools need to do to show their awareness?
- Commitment to be child safe
- Title 2
- Title 3
COMMITMENT TO BEING CHILD SAFE AND FRIENDLY
(Name of CLS) is a child safe and friendly organisation that values the children of our community. The school understands that safety doesn’t just happen, and that there is a need for all members of the school community to play their part in ensuring a safe environment. (Name of CLS) regularly reviews child safety practices and procedures to support:
positive interactions in the school and its community the development and maintenance of an environment that contributes to the overall healthy development of children
Child safe practices and procedures help our students and staff engage positively and actively in the learning of (name of language and its culture).
and make these available
- on the school’s web site,
- through social media or
- on request.
Developed from Penny Coutas’ PIP workshop Child Safe: in school and online. Thanks Penny.