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  1. Dominica - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Education Regulations 2011 (SRO 7 of 2011). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2011-03-31 | DMA-2011-R-89313

    Part I - Preliminary
    Part II - School Year, School Holidays and Hours of School
    Part III - Rights and Responsibilities of Students and Parents
    Part IV - Student Councils and Parent Teacher Associations
    Part V - Enforcement of Compulsory School Attendance
    Part VI - Discipline, Suspension and Expulsion of Students
    Part VII - Administration and Operation of Schools
    Part VIII - Closure and Discontinuance of Schools
    Part IX - School Building and Other Related Environmental Standards and Requirements
    Part X - Private Schools
    Part XI - Professional Duties and Responsibilities of Teachers and Principals
    Part XII - General

  2. Dominica - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Education (Amendment) Act, 2008 (No. 10 of 2008). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2008-12-04 | DMA-2008-L-80968

    Amends section 21, 27, 50 and 139 concerning the right of the principal or authorised person to search student for weapons of offence etc.

  3. Dominica - Education, vocational guidance and training - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Education (Early Childhood Education) Regulation, 2003 (SRO 39 of 2003). - Regulation on-line

    Adoption: 2003-07-11 | DMA-2003-R-80967

    Part I - Registration, Records and Related Matters
    Part II - Environmental and other related standards and requirements
    Part III - Admission
    Part IV - Programmes
    Part V - Staff
    Part VI - General

  4. Dominica - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Education (Amendment) Act 2002 (No. 6 of 2002). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2002-05-09 | DMA-2002-L-62133

    Makes minor amendments to Education Act.

  5. Dominica - Education, vocational guidance and training - Law, Act

    Education Act (No. 11 of 1997). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1997-11-13 | DMA-1997-L-48075

    Comprehensive legislation governing the education system. Compulsory school age shall be between 5 and 16 years. S. 14 provides the right to education. S. 46 make it an offence to employ a person of school age during the school year; students over 14 years of age may be employed during vacations or within vocational training programmes. Part VI covers vocational training. Establishes a Technical and Vocational Education and Training Council to oversee vocational training schemes. Part VII sets forth duties and responsibilities of teachers and principals. Inter alia, provides teachers the right to an "adequate working environment", protection from harm, and compensation for injury or loss incurred during the execution of duties. S. 49 allows administration of corporal punishment in specified circumstances. Repeals the Education Ordinance (Cap. 103).


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