Purpose and Application of Policy 701
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What is the purpose of Policy 701?

  • To protect pupils in the public education system from non-professional conduct by adults to which they may be exposed by virtue of being pupils, including physical, sexual, and emotional abuse and discrimination;

  • To ensure that adults in the public education system understand the magnitude of the responsibility conferred upon them when parents and communities entrust their children to the public education system; and

  • To eliminate non-professional conduct through the defining of acceptable standards of behaviour, prevention and effective intervention.
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