Student Wellbeing Project

The Student Wellbeing Project is a research initiative of the Swinburne Institute of Social Research around the delivery of student support services in Government and Catholic schools in Australia. This collection collates the historic and current policies, strategic initiatives, guidelines and relevant reports that relate to student wellbeing and how models of student support services in schools have developed over time.

Chief Investigators: Monica Thielking and David Mackenzie 
Contact: mthielking@swin.edu.au

27 February 2013

This declaration is reflects the South Australian Government's commitment to the ongoing development of responsive educational services and high-quality program delivery.

20 February 2013

Between 2007 and 2012, $4.5 billion was invested in Victorian Government schools through two major infrastructure programs: the state-funded Victorian Schools Plan (VSP) and the Commonwealth-funded Building the Education Revolution...

29 January 2013

This document provides the procedural guidelines to ensure the consistent management of the health care of students with specialised health needs within educational settings. In order to ensure the best student outcomes, health risks are to be...

1 January 2013

This document is intended as a set of guidelines reflected in 12 Principles for school drug education. These 12 principles provide a broad conceptual tool to inform the planning, ...

4 December 2012

Applications for a waiver of international student fees must meet the assessment critetia and abide by the terms and conditions outlined in this policy. The Executive Director of the Department of Education and Training International (DETi) has...

12 September 2012

The Safe, Supportive and Disciplined School Environment procedure houses the guidelines for implementation of the Code of School Behaviour and the Responsible Behaviour Plan for Students. All state schools are required to have an approved...

28 August 2012

The Learner wellbeing and behaviour policy pertains to learners, teachers, parents, schools and relevant staff and is concerned with the creation and maintenance of safe and inclusive learning environments in order to provide learners with the...

24 August 2012

This procedural outline details parents' obligations for ensuring their child's school attendance. Unless a reasonable excuse is provided, parents/Legal Guarduians are legally obligated to ensure that all of their dependants in the compulsory...

9 July 2012

This procedure outlines the conditions of approved flexible arrangements which can take place on or off the school site. A student in the compulsory participation phase does not require a flexible arrangement when an alternative...