Catherine Delahunty, in Committee, to move the following amendments:
In clause 96A, in new section 139AB(3), replace
“seclude” (page 55, line 14) with
“seclude or seclusion”.
In clause 96A, after new section 139AE (page 56, after line 21), insert:
139AF Alternatives to physical restraint
The Secretary must implement a nationally funded and compulsory professional development process targeted at—
equipping schools and Boards of Trustees with the ability to identify and implement alternatives to the seclusion of a student or child (as defined in section 139AB(3)); and
supporting schools and Boards of Trustees to understand fully inclusive practice as a human rights issue for every child.