The Department of Education and Training (DET) and the Commission for Children and Young People (CCYP) have published new resources to support education providers to comply with Victoria's new Child Safe Standards from 1 July 2022.
The DET resources for schools and school boarding premises include guidance for developing child safety strategies, policies, procedures and practices as well as an action checklist for non-government and government schools. To access these resources, see:
The CCYP resources can help registered training organisations and non-school education providers to prepare for the new Child Safe Standards. They include a short guide to the Child Safe Standards and practical advice for creating a child safe organisation. To access the CCYP resources, see:
We have also updated our guidelines for education providers to incorporate the new Child Safe Standards:
We will publish more guidance and resources in the coming months. To receive information and guidance as we publish it, subscribe to our New Child Safe Standards Updates: