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Facilities

A registered non-government school must have educational facilities that are adequate for the courses of study provided by the school.

Typically school facilities include:

  • general classrooms
  • classrooms with facilities to support the delivery of paticular courses
  • information and communication technologies (ICTs)
  • a designated library area
  • indoor open space
  • indoor or outdoor recreational space.

Registered schools need to have processes in place that can assist them provide assurance that, throughout their registration period, the educational facilities are adequate for the courses of study and the number of students in each course.

Evidence of compliance

A registered non-government school must:

  • identify the range of educational facilities required for each of the courses of study offered, taking into account the number of students undertaking each course, whether the facilities are provided on-site or off-site and the frequency of access to off-site facilities
  • assess and monitor the current standard and state of repair of facilities, taking into account the requirements of relevant legislation including the
    • Explosives Act 2003
    • Work Health and Safety Act 2011
  • maintain records of the evaluation of the effectiveness of facilities, including ICTs, in meeting the requirements of the courses of study offered and in supporting student learning and engagement
  • assess the physical learning environment in relation to the learning needs of all students.
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