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Policies in practice: Educator/staff and volunteer orientation


This document outlines: rationale and policy considerations for educator/staff and volunteer orientation; the NQF; the policy statement; strategies for before educators/staff commence, the first week, ongoing communication and support, and inducting relief and casual educators, students and volunteers; example procedures; links to other policies; and further sources.

The resource also contains a ‘how to’ document that outlines what is included in each sample policy and explains the colour-coding used in the documents.


induction, orientation, policy, policy development, staff, volunteers

Associated material

Related Resources
PSC Alliance
National Quality Standard
Quality Area 4
Quality Area 7

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