- School registration
Read about approved amendments to NESA’s registration Manuals.
The Minister for Education has approved amendments to NESA’s registration Manuals in relation to the quality of student learning for all schooling sectors and provisions for conditions to be imposed on the registration of a non-government school.
The amended Manuals take effect with the publication of this Official Notice.
The Manuals are:
Government system: Registration Process for the NSW Government Schooling System Manual
Individual non-government: Registered and Accredited Individual Non-government Schools (NSW) Manual
Systemic non-government: Registration Systems and Member Non-government Schools (NSW) Manual
Quality of student learning – all schooling sectors
During Terms 3 and 4 2017, NESA reviewed the Manuals in relation to the newly introduced ‘quality of student learning’ provisions of the Act.
As a result, further amendments have been made to clarify this aspect of school registration.
The amendments relate to the requirements for teaching staff, curriculum, facilities and student welfare:
Conditions of registration – non-government schools
In 2017, provisions for the Minister to impose conditions on the registration of a non-government school were introduced.
The Manuals for non-government schools have been amended to provide more detail about when NESA may recommend that conditions be imposed on registration and NESA’s processes including an internal review process.
NESA has also published a supplementary document, Guidelines for Conditions of Registration on the RANGS website. These Guidelines provide information in relation to:
Publication of the amended Manuals
The web versions of the Manuals are the most up-to-date Manuals at any time.
To view the amendments in tracked changes format see tracked changes for the government schooling system Manual and tracked changes for the non-government school Manuals.
The following support materials are also available for non-government schools:
For more information, contact:
Senior Inspector, School Registration and Accreditation
(02) 9367 8214