Townsville Catholic Education Office

Policies

(Written and Ratified by Diocesan Education Council)

The Diocesan Education Council (DEC) assists the Bishop in formulating the Townsville Diocesan Catholic Education vision and identity. The DEC makes and monitors educational policies so that they are consistent with the Diocesan Mission Statement. The policy framework of the Diocesan Education Council provides a unifying focus for all Diocesan colleges, and colleges formulate additional policies to address operational aspects of school life.

Privacy Policy 

We consider all personal, sensitive and health information of parents or caregivers, students and prospective employees to be private and will only use information collected and recorded to fulfil the educational mission of the Catholic Education Office of the Diocese of Townsville.

Guidelines and Procedures

(Written by Townsville Catholic Education Office Staff)

Complaints Procedure

The Townsville Catholic Education Procedure for Management of Complaints outlines the procedures to make a complaint and how to manage complaints for:

·         Schools, colleges, outside hours school care and other facilities/programs in the Townsville Catholic Education system.

Code of Conduct for Parents and Volunteers

All system schools in the Townsville Diocese have adopted a Code of Conduct for Parents and Volunteers, and all parents/carers are asked to abide by the rights, responsibilities and ethos outlined in this document.

Student Protection

Townsville Catholic Diocese is committed to ensuring a safe school environment for all students, with a focus on the critical area of student welfare. All schools in the Townsville Catholic Diocese have a comprehensive Student Protection program for all staff (teachers, school support staff and office staff) in the Diocese.