Principals and management teams have a key role to play in promoting and implementing emergency planning and preparedness.


What can school leaders do?

What can Boards of Trustees do?

Stan the dogThe safety and wellbeing of staff and students is a priority of every Board of Trustees. The following information outlines the content of school policies and procedures, as well as ERO expectations and legislatory requirements. Boards of Trustees (BOT) can be involved in implementing What's the Plan, Stan? at a governance level by:

    • resourcing and supporting management's decision to implement What's the Plan, Stan? within the school
    • consulting with parents and whānau to seek their views about incorporating emergency practices and procedures into the school programme
    • reviewing current policies to ensure they reflect the school’s commitment to emergency policy and procedures
    • providing opportunities and facilities for their employees to practise for emergency.