Case Study 45: Harmful sexual behaviours in schools

The Royal Commission will hold a public hearing to inquire into the response to children with problematic or harmful sexual behaviours in schools.

The public hearing will commence on 20 October 2016 at the Royal Commission's hearing rooms in Sydney.

As part of this hearing the Commission will investigate 10 different institutions including seven schools (three NSW public primary schools and four independent secondary schools), two government agencies and the Association of Independent Schools NSW.

The Commission will also look at the policies and procedures for responding to allegations of problematic or harmful sexual behaviours of children at the schools and other institutions involved in this case study.

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