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Code of Conduct

This Code of Conduct clarifies the expected standards of all P&C Association members. It has been adopted to aid all members of our school community to work as a cohesive group in partnership with the school.  

The Code is intended to promote and maintain the highest standard of ethical behaviour by P&C Association members. Members of a P&C Association should always adhere to the Code of Conduct. This Code applies to each member of a P&C Association.  
P&C Association members are to: 

  • act in the best interest of the total school community at all times.

  • always conduct and present themselves in a professional manner and act ethically and with integrity.

  • act with courtesy and demonstrate respect for all persons, whether fellow P&C Association members, school staff, parents/carers, students, community members.

  • remain objective and avoid personal bias at all times.

  • represent all members of the school community.

  • engage the school and wider community in developing and effecting school priorities, policies and decisions in a manner that is consultative, respectful and fair.

  • declare any conflicts of interest and not misuse their office to advance individual views or for personal gain.

  • make fair, transparent and consistent decisions.

  • provide objective and independent advice.

  • listen and be tolerant of the views and opinions of others, even if those views and opinions differ from their own.

  • treat official information with care and use it only for the purpose for which it was collected or authorised.

  • respect confidentiality and information privacy (about the school, community members, staff or students) at all times and not disclose confidential information.

  • not use confidential or privileged information to further personal interests.

  • be responsive to the requirements of the school community.

  • seek to achieve excellence in educational outcomes for all students at the school.

  • listen and respond to issues and concerns regarding strategy and policy.

  • ensure that behaviour and comments on all P&C and College social media platforms remains respectful, courteous and positive at all times. Any negative comments that reflect badly upon the P&C to the public will be removed and repeat offenders will be banned from those social media pages and have their P&C membership revoked.

  • negative speech about the P&C and its members is not be aired to the college community and all opinions/grievances are to be addressed via the appropriate channels and not in a public forum

  • work within the boundaries of the Education (General Provisions) Act 2006, the Education

  • (General Provisions) Regulation 2006 and the Department of Education, Training and Employment’s policies and procedures relevant to P&C Association operations.

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