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Policies and Procedures: Online-communication-services

Online Communication Services – Acceptable Usage

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Type: Policy
PD Number: PD20070363
Status: TAFE POLICY UNDER REVIEW

1.Objectives – Policy Statement

1.1

TAFE NSW internet services and collaboration and communication tools are provided for the advancement of the work of TAFE NSW staff and the education of TAFE NSW learners.

1.2

All users of TAFE NSW internet services and collaboration and communication tools shall comply with the Online Communication Services Code of Expected User Behaviour – TAFE NSW.

1.3

Staff shall also comply with the following policies:

1.4

Learners in breach of the Online Communication Services Code of Expected User Behaviour – TAFE NSW shall be dealt with under the TAFE NSW Student Discipline Policy.

1.5

TAFE NSW reserves the right to monitor and record all usage of its computer networks, including its intranet, internet, email and other online services and systems.

1.6

TAFE NSW reserves the right to take disciplinary action when breaches of the Online Communication Services Code of Expected User Behaviour – TAFE NSW occur. Disciplinary action may include legal action and illegal acts will be referred to the appropriate legal authority.

1.7

TAFE NSW reserves the right to limit access to internet and email services, including the filtering of websites.

2. Audience and Applicability

2.1

The information in this policy document and the Online Communication Services Code of Expected User Behaviour – TAFE NSW applies to all internet services and collaboration and communication tools provided by TAFE NSW. This includes web browsing, website publication (such as blogs, wikis and podcasting), live chat, social media and other forms of communication technologies.

2.2

This policy applies to all users of TAFE NSW internet services and collaboration and communication tools including staff (full-time, part-time, temporary or contract), learners (full-time or part-time, as well as participants in commercial courses) and users who may be authorised from time to time to use these services.

2.3

This policy applies wherever the TAFE NSW internet and email services are being used, for example, at a college or campus, remotely from home, remotely from a place of work, or from other external locations.

3. Context

3.1

This policy document should be read in conjunction with the following:

3.2 Document History and Details

Implementation date – 15/08/2007

Web publication date – 24/09/2015

Reference Number – PD/2007/0363/V04

Approval date – 15/08/2007

Approving officer – Marie Persson, Deputy Director General TAFE & Community Education

Superseded documents

TAFE NSW Policy for student internet and email use.

The policy supplement “Use of TAFE Intranet and Internet service” dated 17 July 2002.

Document history

N/A

Main changes since previous version

Terminology has been updated to reflect the provision by the Department of online communication tools, and their acceptable usage.

Policy contact

TAFE Customer Services (02) 9244 5114

NSW TAFE Commission other reference numbers DOC07/37620

SCIS Number

N/A

Publication data

Publicly available – Yes
Storage location wwwpolicies – Central
Primary location – TAFE | Computers & internet | Online communication services
Alt. location (I) – TAFE | Administration & management | Facilities
Alt. location (II) – TAFE | Student administration | Discipline & behaviour
Leading and Managing the School categories – None
Subject keywords – Internet, Email, Acceptable Usage, acceptable use, collaboration, communication,

4. Responsibilities and Delegations

4.1

All users of TAFE NSW internet services and collaboration and communication tools will fulfil their responsibilities as set out in the Online Communication Services Code of Expected User Behaviour – TAFE NSW. Confirmed violation of any of these responsibilities will result in action being taken, as described in the Misuse and Breaches of Acceptable Usage from the Online Communication Services Code of Expected User Behaviour – TAFE NSW.

4.2

The Managing Director of TAFE NSW, senior executives, senior officers, managers and supervisors are responsible for the effective management of the Online Communication Services – Acceptable Usage Policy – TAFE NSW.

4.3 TAFE NSW Institutes and Central Units have a Responsibility to:

4.3.1

inform all users of TAFE NSW internet services and collaboration and communication tools of the requirements of the policy

4.3.2

ensure that the policy is implemented.

4.4 All Staff have a Responsibility to:

4.4.1

comply with legislation, departmental policy, procedures and the TAFE NSW Online Communication Services Acceptable Usage Policy, including the Online Communication Services Code of Expected User Behaviour – TAFE NSW.

4.5 All Users have a Responsibility to:

4.5.1

adhere to any requirements for internet services and collaboration and communication tools usage and behaviour addressed in TAFE NSW policies and government legislation

4.5.2

use TAFE NSW internet services and collaboration and communication tools for educational, professional or career development activities

4.5.3

take reasonable precautions to prevent others from using their account(s)

4.5.4

comply with the Online Communication Services Code of Expected User Behaviour – TAFE NSW,including provisions regarding intellectual property, child protection, pornography, offensive, obscene, abusive, defamatory or otherwise inappropriate conduct or use

4.5.5

ensure that the language they use and information they publish through all TAFE internet services and collaboration and communication tools is respectful of, and sensitive to, all people

4.5.6

report on breaches of the policy to a relevant TAFE NSW staff member (in the case of learners, their supervising teacher).

5. Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Requirements

5.1

All senior executives, senior officers and managers are responsible for monitoring and evaluating the operation and implementation of this policy within their area of responsibility.

6.Contact

TAFE Customer Services (02) 9244 5114

Last Modified: 2016-10-11 11:45:24

Online Communication Services – Code of Expected User Behaviour

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Type: Policy
PD Number: PD20070363
Status: TAFE POLICY UNDER REVIEW

Implementation Document summary

Implementation Document

Online Communication Services – Code of Expected User Behaviour – TAFE NSW

Description

This document specifies the standards for the acceptable use of TAFE NSW online communication services as defined in the Online Communication Services – Acceptable Usage Policy – TAFE NSW.

Document type

Procedure

Associated policy

Online Communication Services – Acceptable Usage – TAFE NSW

Applicability

All TAFE NSW Students and Employees.

Document contact

TAFE Student Operations Unit (02) 9244 5281

Last updated

16/03/2009

Last Modified: 2016-07-28 12:15:54

Online Communication Services – TAFE NSW Code of Expected User Behaviour.

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Type: Procedure
PD Number: PD20070363
Status: TAFE POLICY UNDER REVIEW

1. Objectives – Policy statement

1.1

TAFE NSW internet services and collaboration and communication tools are provided for the advancement of the work of TAFE NSW staff and the education of TAFE NSW learners.

1.2

All users of TAFE NSW internet services and collaboration and communication tools shall comply with the Online Communication Services Code of Expected User Behaviour – TAFE NSW.

1.3

Staff shall also comply with the following policies:

  • Communication Devices & Associated Services Policy (May 2007 )
  • Code of Conduct Policy (September 2006)

1.4

Learners in breach of the TAFE NSW Internet and Email Services Code of Expected User Behaviour shall be dealt with under the TAFE NSW Student Discipline Policy

1.5

TAFE NSW reserves the right to monitor and record all usage of its computer networks, including its intranet, internet, email and other online services and systems.

1.6

TAFE NSW reserves the right to take disciplinary action when breaches of the TAFE NSW Internet and Email Services Code of Expected User Behaviour occur. Disciplinary action may include legal action and illegal acts will be referred to the appropriate legal authority.

1.7

TAFE NSW reserves the right to limit access to internet and email services, including the filtering of websites.

2. Audience and Applicability

2.1

The information in this policy document and the Online Communication Services Code of Expected User Behaviour – TAFE NSW applies to all internet services and collaboration and communication tools provided by TAFE NSW. This includes web browsing, website publication (such as blogs, wikis and podcasting), live chat, social media and other forms of communication technologies.

2.2

This policy applies to all users of TAFE NSW internet services and collaboration and communication tools including staff (full-time, part-time, temporary or contract), learners (full-time or part-time, as well as participants in commercial courses) and users who may be authorised from time to time to use these services.

2.3

This policy applies wherever the TAFE NSW internet and email services are being used, for example, at a college or campus, remotely from home, remotely from a place of work, or from other external locations.

3. Context

3.1

This policy document should be read in conjunction with the following:

3.2 Document history and details

Implementation date – 15/08/2007

Web publication date – 24/09/2015

Reference Number – PD/2007/0363/V04

Approval date – 15/08/2007

Approving officer

Marie Persson, Deputy Director General TAFE & Community Education

Superseded documents

TAFE NSW Policy for student internet and email use.

The policy supplement “Use of TAFE Intranet and Internet service” dated 17 July 2002. (DET Intranet only)

Document history

N/A

Main changes since previous version

Terminology has been updated to reflect the provision by the Department of online communication tools, and their acceptable usage.

Policy contact

TAFE Customer Services (02) 9244 5114

NSW TAFE Commission reference numbers DOC07/37620

SCIS Number N/A

Publication data

Publicly-available – Yes
Storage location – wwwpolicies: central
Primary location – TAFE | Computers & internet | Online communication services
Alt. location (I) – TAFE | Administration & management | Facilities
Alt. location (II) – TAFE | Student administration | Discipline & behaviour
Leading and Managing  the School categories – none
Subject keywords – Internet, Email, Acceptable Usage, acceptable use, collaboration, communication,

4. Responsibilities and Delegations

4.1

All users of TAFE NSW internet services and collaboration and communication tools will fulfil their responsibilities as set out in the Online Communication Services Code of Expected User Behaviour – TAFE NSW. Confirmed violation of any of these responsibilities will result in action being taken, as described in the Misuse and Breaches of Acceptable Usage from the Online Communication Services Code of Expected User Behaviour – TAFE NSW.

4.2

The Managing Director of TAFE NSW, senior executives, senior officers, managers and supervisors are responsible for the effective management of the Online Communication Services – Acceptable Usage Policy – TAFE NSW.

4.3

TAFE NSW Institutes and central units have a responsibility to:

4.3.1

Inform all users of TAFE NSW internet services and collaboration and communication tools of the requirements of the policy

4.3.2

Ensure that the policy is implemented.

4.4

All staff have a responsibility to:

4.4.1 comply with legislation, departmental policy, procedures and the TAFE NSW Online Communication Services Acceptable Usage Policy, including the Online Communication Services Code of Expected User Behaviour – TAFE NSW.

4.5

All Users have a Responsibility to:

4.5.1

Adhere to any requirements for internet services and collaboration and communication tools usage and behaviour addressed in TAFE NSW policies and government legislation

4.5.2

Use TAFE NSW internet services and collaboration and communication tools for educational, professional or career development activities

4.5.3

Take reasonable precautions to prevent others from using their account(s)

4.5.4

Comply with the Online Communication Services Code of Expected User Behaviour – TAFE NSW, including provisions regarding intellectual property, child protection, pornography, offensive, obscene, abusive, defamatory or otherwise inappropriate conduct or use

4.5.5

Ensure that the language they use and information they publish through all TAFE internet services and collaboration and communication tools is respectful of, and sensitive to, all people

4.5.6

Report on breaches of the policy to a relevant TAFE NSW staff member (in the case of learners , their supervising teacher).

5. Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting Requirements

5.1

All senior executives, senior officers and managers are responsible for monitoring and evaluating the operation

and implementation of this policy within their area of responsibility.

6. Contact

TAFE Customer Services, (02) 9244 5114.

Last Modified: 2016-08-25 13:39:35