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Child Safe

DOBCEL holds the care, safety and wellbeing of children and young people as a central and fundamental responsibility of Catholic education. Download the CECV Commitment Statement to Child Safety.

Below are DOBCEL’s Child Safe policies. The relevant procedures documents are available to schools via the Schools Online Risk Tool (eSORT). Also see our general Policies page.

DOBCEL Child Safe Governance Policy
Ratified December 2019

DOBCEL Child Safe School Policy
Ratified June 2019

DOBCEL Identifying and Responding to Abuse Reporting Obligations Policy
Ratified June 2019

DOBCEL Risk Management in Schools Policy
Ratified June 2019

DOBCEL Safeguarding Children and Young People Code of Conduct

CECV Commitment Statement to Child Safety