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All members of the school community share responsibility for, and actively promote an environment that prioritises the best interests of children and young people


Action Areas Indicators
  1. Teachers and staff recognise a child and young adult’s right to a safe environment
  2. Child safety is a responsibility shared by everyone in schools and across CEWA ​​​​​​​
  3. There is a culture where children and young adults can raise concerns without worry
  4. Parents are treated as partners in child safety and have access to information and support on all aspects of child safety
  5. Staff protect and respect a child or young adult’s cultural and spiritual identity and help to support and preserve their family and community connection
  6. Staff feel confident to identify and present concerns about child safety activities and practices
  7. There operates a culture of trust and openness where practice is supervised, discussed, questioned and improved
  8. Teachers and staff are alert and aware about how others treat children and young people
  9. Staff actively seek to identify and eliminate racism and discrimination to support the vulnerable and marginalised
  1. Standardised, quality training is provided to understand the indicators of and response to, child maltreatment e.g; Child Protection Procedures and Mandatory Reporting Training


  2. Child safe policies and practices are in place and easily available to ensure that unsafe behaviour is recognised and reported


  3. Parents, children and young adults are included in the development and review of policies, procedures and models of service