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Reference numberRequestDecision Date of publication Fees paid or waived Time spent on application Ombudsman decision (if relevant) ACAT decision (if relevant)
Date of application Information requested Notice Information provided Additional information Date of decision
EDU_2019_02218 September 2019Documents related to the ownership of the Chapman Primary School Outside of School Hours Care building, from 31 October 2016 to 18 September 2019

EDU 2019 022 Decision letter

EDU 2019 022 Schedule

EDU 2019 022 Documents

N/A16 October 201929 October 2019N/A3 days  
EDU_2019_02112 August 2019Documents relating to the removal of the Spook Tree at Wanniassa Hills Primary School

EDU 2019 021 Decision letter

EDU 2019 021 Schedule

EDU 2019 021 Documents

N/A27 September 201911 October 2019N/A6 days  
EDU_2019_02026 August 2019Projections for primary schools in the Southern Belconnen area, including Hawker

EDU 2019 020 Decision letter

EDU 2019 020 Schedule

EDU 2019 020 Documents

N/A23 September 20193 October 2019N/A1.5 days  
EDU_2019_01919 July 2019Documents related to asbestos at Weston Creek High School (renamed as Mount Stromlo High School)

EDU 2019 019 Decision letter

EDU 2019 019 Schedule

EDU 2019 019 Documents 1 - 11

EDU 2019 019 Documents 12 - 26

EDU 2019 019 Documents 27 - 31

EDU 2019 019 Documents 32 - 51

Part 2 – for part 1 refer to

EDU 2019 018 Decision letter

19 September 20193 October 2019N/A3 days  
EDU_2019_01819 July 2019Documents related to asbestos at Holder Primary School

EDU 2019 018 Decision letter

EDU 2019 018 Schedule

EDU 2019 018 Documents

N/A6 September 201925 September 2019N/A3.5 days  
EDU_2019_0178 July 2019Final Ministerial briefs prepared for the 2019-20 Estimates hearings

EDU 2019 017 Decision letter

EDU 2019 017 Schedule

EDU 2019 017 Documents

N/A5 August 201921 August 2019N/A3.5 days  
EDU_2019_01602 July 2019Access sought to documents relating to the death of a child.

EDU 2019 016 Decision letter

N/AN/A18 July 201901 August 2019N/A0.25 day  
EDU_2019_01511 June 2019Copy of an independent evaluation report into the governance of Brindabella Christian College conducted in 2014

EDU 2019 015 Decision letter

N/AN/A20 June 201902 July 2019N/A1 day  
EDU_2019_01426 March 2019Documents relating to the management of ACT Government funding and applications for funding and grants provided to the ANU, including the management of ACT Government funding for ANU programs, and the termination of funding or grants, from 31 October 2016 to 26 March 2019.

EDU 2019 014 Decision letter

EDU 2019 014 Schedule

EDU 2019 014 Documents 1 - 27

EDU 2019 014 Documents 28 - 58

N/A24 May 201912 June 2019N/A7 days  
EDU_2019_0135 March 2019Documents relating to the decision to end the National School Chaplaincy Program in ACT public schools, including the impact of this decision on religious youth work and pastoral care programs, from 31 October 2016 to 5 March 2019

EDU 2019 013 Decision letter

EDU 2019 013 Schedule

EDU 2019 013 Documents 1 - 12

EDU 2019 013 Documents 13 - 43

EDU 2019 013 Documents 44 - 86

EDU 2019 013 Documents 87 - 115

N/A24 May 201912 June 2019N/A11 days  
EDU_2019_01217 April 2019Briefs to the Directorate’s executive relating to the refurbishment of Melrose High School’s playing fields in the period 1 January 2015 to 17 April 2019, particularly identifying the reasons for and costs of work undertaken, and management arrangements when completed

EDU 2019 012 Decision letter

EDU 2019 012 Schedule

EDU 2019 012 Document

N/A20 May 201905 June 2019N/A4 days  
EDU_2019_01120 March 2019Documents, including incident reports and correspondence, generated during critical incidents in ACT public, Catholic and independent schools, from the period 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2018

EDU 2019 011 Decision letter

EDU 2019 011 Schedule

EDU 2019 011 Documents 1 - 129 & 131 - 155

EDU 2019 011 Document 130 Part 1
EDU 2019 011 Document 130 Part 2

N/A10 May 201905 June 2019N/A11 days  
EDU_2019_01013 February 2019Documents related to violence at Theodore Primary School from 31 October 2016 to 12 February 2019

EDU 2019 010 Decision letter

EDU 2019 010 Schedule

EDU 2019 010 Document

N/A12 April 20191 May 2019N/A9 days  
EDU_2019_00913 February 2019

Documents and correspondence from 31 October 2016 to 13 February 2019 relating to bullying and student behaviour management issues in schools, including violence between students, and between students and teachers:

  • Issued on behalf of the Minister for Education to schools and school communities
  • Prepared for the Director General
  • Prepared for the Minister for Education

EDU 2019 009 Decision letter

EDU 2019 009 Schedule

EDU 2019 009 Document

N/A12 April 20191 May 2019N/A3.5 days  
EDU_2019_008 6 February 2019 A full copy of the ACT’s sustainable school design brief ‘Sustainable Design of Public School Facilities’.

EDU 2019 008 Decision letter

EDU 2019 008 Schedule

EDU 2019 008 Document

N/A 29 March 2019 9 April 2019 N/A 2.5 days   
EDU_2019_007 6 February 2019
  1. A copy of   the full Theodore Primary School external school review 2018
  2. Documents   generated or received by the directorate (including meeting minutes,   correspondence and reports) during Theodore Primary's 2018 school review via   the school improvement tool and ongoing work between the school and ACER
  3. A copy of   Theodore Primary's 2017 and 2018 (if complete) school board annual reports
  4. A copy of   the 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015 school satisfaction surveys at Theodore Primary   School
  5. Reports of   student accidents/incidents at Theodore Primary School between 1 January 2017   and 6 February 2019.
  6. Documents   and correspondence within the directorate or between the directorate and   Theodore Primary School related to student incidents at Theodore Primary   school, especially involving injury (including emails, letters of action,   meeting minutes)
  7. A copy of   The Canberra Public Schools “Compliance Checklist” (referred to in the Caple   Review)
  8. A copy of   the Safe and Supportive Schools Procedure A and B
  9. The   Positive Behaviour Support Plan (referred to in the Caple Review)

EDU 2019 007 Stage 1 Decision letter

EDU 2019 007 Stage 2 Decision letter

EDU 2019 007 Stage 1 Schedule

EDU 2019 007 Stage 1 Documents

EDU 2019 007 Stage 2 Schedule

EDU 2019 007 Stage 2 Document

EDU 2019 007 Stage 2 Attachment C

N/A 22 March 2019 9 April 2019 N/A 5 days   
EDU_2019_006 8 February 2019
  1. Information regarding any complaints, investigations and outcomes regarding incidents of a child protection nature (i.e. would trigger mandatory reporting obligations or involves misconduct including but not limited to abuse, as defined in the Directorate’s Child Protection and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect Policy, or mistreatment), against an employee where the alleged victim has been identified as a student with disability; and
  2. Information of any incidents of restraint and seclusion of students with disability.

EDU 2019 006 Decision Letter

EDU 2019 006 Supplementary Information

EDU 2019 006 Document

N/A 8 March 2019 9 April 2019 N/A 3.5 days   
EDU_2019_005 11 February 2019

Documents generated or received by the ACT Government in relation to schools that invited MLAs to school functions without first asking the Minister for Education’s permission. Specifically, documents that identify:

Which schools were originally instructed to uninvite MLAs;

Which MLAs were schools originally instructed to uninvite; and

How long it took for the Minister for Education’s office to decline or accept school function invitations in the Ginninderra electorate in 2018.

EDU 2019 005 Decision Letter

EDU 2019 005 Schedule

EDU 2019 005 Document

N/A 8 March 2019 26 March 2019 N/A 1.5 days   
EDU_2019_004 5 February 2019 Copies of documents and/or reports relating to instances of mould reported to the Directorate by ACT public schools, and instances of non-routine mould removal in ACT public schools in the period 1 January 2015 to 1 February 2019

EDU 2019 004 Decision Letter

EDU 2019 004 Schedule

EDU 2019 004 Document

N/A 5 March 2019 20 March 2019 N/A 2.5 days   
EDU_2019_003 5 February 2019 Copies of the final results of all surveys and polls commissioned by the ACT Government in the period 6 December 2018 to 5 February 2019

EDU 2019 003 Decision Letter

N/A N/A 19 February 2019 5 March 2019 N/A 0.5 day   
EDU_2019_002 21 January 2019 Documents related to the Australian National University (ANU) H Courses in music, and the successor courses in music taught at the ANU, from 1 January 2017 to 18 January 2019.

EDU 2019 002 Decision Letter

EDU 2019 002 Schedule

EDU 2019 002 Document

N/A 19 February 2019 5 March 2019 N/A 2 days   
EDU_2019_001 14 January 2019 Copy of the Review of NAPLAN Data Presentation Interim Report, presented to the Education Council at its December 2018 meeting.

EDU 2019 001 Decision Letter

N/A

N/A 19 February 2019 5 March 2019 N/A 1 days 
Reference numberRequestDecision Date of publication Fees paid or waived Time spent on application Ombudsman decision (if relevant) ACAT decision (if relevant)
Date of application Information requested Notice Information provided Additional information Date of decision
EDU_2018_0206 December 2018All records of discussions within the Directorate, and between the Directorate and ANU relating to the ANU’s Music for Colleges Program: Classical and Jazz, also known as the ANU Music H Course, since 1 January 2013, including correspondence and documents developed by consultants or other bodies on behalf of the ACT Government.

EDU 2018 020

EDU 2018 020 Schedule

EDU 2018 020 Document 11A

EDU 2018 020 Documents 1- 65

EDU 2018 020 Documents 66 - 107

N/A25 and 30 January 20194 February 2019N/A9 daysN/AN/A
EDU_2018_019 4 December 2018

Documents generated or received by the ACT Government in relation to ACT public school requests to have members of the Legislative Assembly attend their awards ceremonies.  Specifically, correspondence between the school and ACT Government that criticizes, scolds or in any way discourages the inviting of MLAs or criticizes or scolds the method by which they are invited, from 1 November 2016.

EDU 2018 019

EDU 2018 019 Schedule

EDU 2018 019 Documents

N/A 21 January 2019 29 January 2019 N/A 3.5 days N/A N/A
EDU_2018_018 22 November 2018
  1. Copies of all reports or briefings to the Education Directorate’s WHS committee about cases of bullying and harassment, including allegations of bullying and harassment, involving Directorate employees, in the period 30 October 2016 to 22 November 2018; and
  2. Copies of all reports or briefings to the Education Directorate’s executive (Director-General, Deputy Directors-General and Executive Director) individually or collectively about cases of bullying and harassment, including allegations of bullying and harassment, involving Directorate employees, in the period 30 October 2016 to 22 November 2018.

EDU 2018 018

EDU 2018 018 Schedule

EDU 2018 018 Documents

N/A 20 December 2018

8 January 2018

N/A 2 days N/A N/A
EDU_2018_017 20 November 2018 Final briefing notes and documents prepared for the 2017-18 Annual Reports hearings

EDU 2018 017

EDU 2018 017 Schedule

EDU 2018 017 Documents

N/A 18 December 2018

4 January 2018

N/A 3 days N/A N/A
EDU_2018
_016
5 November 2018 Copy of the full report from the independent review conducted by David Caple and Associates into the Directorate’s occupational violence policies and systems, including the recommendations

EDU 2018 016

N/A N/A 3 December 2018 17 December 2018 N/A 1.5 days N/A N/A
EDU_2018
_015
19 October 2018 Any and all correspondence between the Education Minister, Education Directorate and Harrison School relating to asbestos at Harrison School

EDU 2018 015

N/A N/A 22 October 2018 5 November 2018 N/A 0.5 days N/A N/A
EDU_2018
_014
5 September 2018
  1. Documents or communications prepared for the Minister’s office on the educational benefits or disadvantages of Chromebooks or similar technologies.
  2. Any advice or documents provided to the Minister’s Officer that were generated by internal committees within the Directorate on the educational benefits or disadvantages of Chromebooks or similar technologies in the form of reports, briefings, emails, meeting minutes or presentations.
  3. Any documentation provided to the Minister’s Office that was generated or compiled by the Directorate on the educational benefits or disadvantages of Chromebooks or similar technologies, including reports, ministerial or other briefings, emails or presentations.
  4. Any documentation generated or compiled by the Minister’s office on the educational benefits or disadvantages of Chromebooks or similar technologies.

EDU 2018 014

EDU 2018 014 Schedule

EDU 2018 014 Documents

N/A 11 October 2018 26 October 2018 N/A 2 days N/A N/A
EDU_
2018_013
30 August 2018 Reports of incidents at ACT public schools involving abductions, attempted abductions or suspicious approaches to children in the period 30 August 2017 to 30 August 2018.

EDU 2018 013

EDU 2018 013 Schedule

EDU 2018 013 Documents

N/A 3 October 2018 15 October 2018 N/A 10 days N/A N/A
EDU_
2018_012
21 September 2018 Documents relating to the finding of asbestos at ACT public schools during 2018 and the subsequent management of the sites where the material was found.

EDU 2018 012

N/A N/A 27 September 2018 15 October 2018 N/A 0.5 days N/A N/A
EDU_
2018_011
6 July 2018
  1. Formal documentation related to cases of disciplinary action having been taken against principals or teachers in ACT schools between 1 January 2015 and 6 July 2018 (the date of your request), including investigation notices, investigation reports, proposed disciplinary action letters, final disciplinary action letters, or similar;
  2. Any correspondence within or from the Education Directorate relating to cases where disciplinary action has been taken against principals or teachers between 1 January 2015 and 6 July 2018; and
  3. Any information or data on the number of teachers or principals who have been investigated for any form of alleged misconduct between 1 January 2015 and 6 July 2018, and the number of cases that resulted in disciplinary action being taken.

EDU 2018 011

EDU 2018 011 Case 1

EDU 2018 011 Case 2

EDU 2018 011 Cases 3-5

EDU 2018 011 Cases 6-7

EDU 2018 011 Case 8

EDU 2018 011 Cases 9-13

N/A 10 September 2018 26 September 2018 N/A 16 days N/A N/A
EDU_
2018_010
25 July 2018 All correspondence received from home educators that indicates support for the Government’s Education Amendment Bill 2017. The support may be explicit or implicit i.e. the Directorate regards it to be supportive of the Bill.

EDU 2018 010

EDU 2018 010 Schedule

EDU 2018 010 Documents

 N/A  17 August 2018 17 September 2018   N/A  1 day  N/A  N/A
EDU_
2018_009
4 July 2018

Documents relating to high school enrolment application

  1. Criteria used to assess student applications for high school placements and to allocate a high school place in the ACT.
  2. How criteria in point 1 should be applied in case of each student during assessment and allocation of a high school place.
  3. What information the team/section or department have available or access to regarding each primary school student when student application is assessed to allocate a high school placement.
  4. XXX
  5. Number of high school places available at Canberra High School, Belconnen High School, Lyneham High School and Kingsford Smith School at the time that assessment and allocation of a high school place for XXX was made XXX.
  6. XXX.
  7. Statistical information available to the ACT Education Directorate regarding incidents of bullying/harassment and any other factors or other types of incidents in each high school stated in point 5.
  8. Number of non-priority enrolment area students offered high school places in schools listed in point 5 who are not ACT-resident siblings of existing students.
  9. Number of high school placements available and filled during 2017 and 2018 in schools listed in point 5.
  10. ACT Education Directorate's projected high school placements for schools in point 5 for 2019 and 2020.
  11. Number of students issued with reasons in writing for not getting a high placement at a school of their choice. If none of these applicants have been given any reason/s, please simply state so.

EDU 2018 009

EDU 2018 009 Schedule

EDU 2018 009 Reconciliation

EDU 2018 009 Documents

 N/A  9 August 2018 17 September 2018  N/A  7 days  N/A  N/A
EDU_
2018_008
7 June 2018
  1. Any correspondence between Education Directorate officials and the ACT Ombudsman regarding an investigation into the Directorate’s handling of a Reportable Conduct matter, referred to on page three of the ACT Ombudsman’s quarterly update dated 9 May 2018;
  2. Any correspondence between the Directorate and the Education Minister’s office regarding the investigation referred to above; and
  3. Any documents in possession of the Education Directorate (including those generated by the ACT Ombudsman) which contains findings in relation to the investigation referred to above, including any draft or final reports.

EDU 2018 00

N/A

N/A

5 July 2018 17 July 2018 N/A 2 Days N/A N/A
EDU_
2018_007
26 Feb 2018

Documents relating to special needs transport

  1. Special Needs Transport routes from 1 January 2014 to 26 February 2018 including all pick up and drop off points, which may be refined to suburb only
  2. Not disclosed
  3. The number of ACT students refused access to Special Needs Transport in the period 1 January 2014 to 26 February 2018.
  4. The reasons those students were refused access to Special Needs Transport.
  5. The number of students who were not eligible for the National Disability Insurance Scheme but were offered Special Needs Transport in the period 1 January 2014 to 26 February 2018

EDU 2018 007

EDU 2018 007 Schedule

EDU 2018 007 Documents

N/A 22 June 18 06 July 2018 N/A 5 Days N/A N/A
EDU_
2018_006
01 May 2018

Any documentation in relation to the collection and the processing of internet traffic on the education networks named “EDU” located in the ACT, primarily the networks operated at Lyneham High School, such as internet history and how that information is used and stored.

EDU 2018 006 N/A N/A 25 May 2018 04 June 2018 N/A 1 day N/A N/A
EDU_
2018_005
13 Mar 2018

Documents relating to school chaplains in the ACT, specifically

  1. Formal complaints made about any school chaplain previously or currently employed in an ACT school from 1 January 2015 to 13 March 2018
  2. Feedback from ACT schools about chaplains given to the Education Directorate – either in terms of a formal report given by a principal or in response to a request for feedback from the Directorate
  3. Issues raised with the Directorate by school principals regarding finding, funding, employing or retaining a school chaplain
EDU 2018 005 N/A N/A 09 April 2018 13 April 2018 N/A 22 hours N/A N/A
EDU_
2018_004
03 Mar 2018 Documents relating to hospitality declarations, declarable gifts and sponsorship over the past five years

EDU 2018 004

EDU 2018 004 Schedule

EDU 2018 004 Documents

N/A 26 March 2018 13 April 2018 N/A 11 hours N/A N/A
EDU_
2018_003
24 Jan 2018 Documents relating to sexual harassment complaints made against any employee of the Education Directorate in the period 1 January 2014 to 11 January 2018 EDU 2018-003EDU 2018-003 Docs
 
EDU 2018-003 Schedule
N/A 07 March 2018 23 March 2018 N/A 5 days N/A N/A
EDU_
2018_002
07 Feb 2018 Documents relating to 2017 AST and ATAR results (refer to decision letter for specific request) EDU 2018-002 EDU 2018-002 Docs N/A 21 February 2018 06 March 2018 N/A 4 hours N/A N/A

EDU_
2018_001

11 Jan 2018

All documents created in the reporting, investigating and disciplinary action taken in relation to sexual harassment complaints made against senior executive service officials employed in the ACT Education Directorate, within the period 1 January 2015 to 11 January 2018.

EDU 2018-001

N/A

N/A

22 January 2018

06 February 2018

N/A

1 day

N/A

N/A