Authorised Curricula The delivery of our curriculum is taught with sensitivity and in an age appropriate manner. Our teachers are trained in the use of classroom technology such as interactive whiteboards and digital projectors. The SRE regular ongoing training includes classroom management strategies and implementation of the curriculum. Review of SRE teaching includes teacher self-reflection, regular classroom observation, supervisor feedback, mentor support and adherence to the authorised curriculum. We report the results of the review process which is part of our annual assurance process and include a description of efforts to address identified issues such as further training and mentor support. We approve all materials and internet resources that are identified for use by SRE teachers. Across the state, geographic and demographic issues impact on the choice of a curriculum. The decision on which authorised curriculum to use is left up to the Minister in partnership with other local providers jointly delivering SRE. Parents and caregivers are very welcome to view the curriculum that their child is taught by following the links below, consulting the school’s SRE Co-ordinator or their local Minister.
The NSW Department of Education requires all SRE providers to have the authorised curriculum scope and sequence available to the public via a website. These are available below: Primary
WWC Number In keeping with current child protection legislation, all SRE teachers are required to apply for a WWCC and obtain a clearance number. The local church as the Approved Providers keeps relevant WWCC documents for five years after the employment or engagement has been completed. Child Protection Training It is an approved provider’s responsibility (the local church) to ensure that all SRE teachers have participated in an initial child protection induction and annual update. This is to ensure that SRE teachers are aware of their obligation to advise the principal or workplace manager of concerns about the safety, welfare and wellbeing of children and young people that arise during the course of their work. SRE teachers are mandatory reporters of suspected risk of significant harm and of the procedures for doing so. Awareness of Department of Education’s Code of Conduct The Code of Conduct clarifies the standards of behaviour that is expected of all SRE teachers in the performance of their duties. It gives guidance in areas where staff need to make personal and ethical decisions. Completion of Accreditation Course SRE approved providers ensure that all SRE teachers have access to basic training standards. The basic training includes context, knowledge of authorised curriculum, classroom management and the importance of continued professional learning. Statement in Relation to Specific Crimes Each approved provider has given an undertaking that any SRE teacher authorised to enter NSW Government schools has not had a criminal conviction for any crime against a minor, a conviction for violence, sexual assault or for providing prohibited drugs. These processes are checked and approved through our SRE Engagement Form.
Complaints Process Complaints about Christian Reformed SRE follow the complaints policies and procedures. If you have complaints about Christian Reformed SRE or a Christian Reformed SRE teacher in a combined arrangement please fill out the complaint form and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.