Our Values - Central & Regional Office Employees

The following resources are available for employees in Central and Regional Office locations.

The WORD versions for each of the PDF documents below have been created for system reading software.  The content is t he same, however the formatting and display is different to accommodate system reader functionality.

Values Week 2022 Resources

Webex Virtual Backgrounds

Microsoft Teams Virtual Backgrounds

To learn more about Values Week, search 'values week' on the intranet.

Values eThank You Cards

Values eThank You cards provide the opportunity to thank your colleagues for 'living our values everyday'.  So why not recognise one or more colleagues by sending them an eThank You Card.

Because at DET, how we behave and treat one another is just as important as the work we do.

The Values eThank You Card site is an online intranet page available to all corporate and school staff:

Learning program 

An e-learn has been created to help you understand DET's Values and how their representative behaviours apply to your role. This module is one of a suite of modules linked to the Department's commitment to respectful workplaces.

The Understanding DET's Values for Corporate/Regional locations e-module is available via LearnED on eduPay: 

Other Resources 

  • Quick Reference Guide (PDF) (WORD)
  • DET's Values for Corporate employees (PPOINT)
  • Conversation Cards - scenarios for discussion  (PDF
  • Facilitation Guide (PDF) (WORD)
  • Conversation Starters - Values during COVID-19  (PDF) (WORD)
  • Scenarios for Snappy Conversations - all values  (PDF) (WORD)
  • Integrity Moment Tip Sheet  (PDF) (WORD)
  • Values in Recruitment Guide (PDF) (WORD)
  • Team Resource Sheet: Thriving With our Values  (PDF)

Team Activity Sheets

Posters (PDF)

Email Signature Blocks

  • How to add a Value image to your existing signature block  (PDF)  (WORD)
  • All 7 Values in one (JPG)  
  • Responsiveness  (JPG
  • Integrity  (JPG
  • Impartiality  (JPG
  • Accountability  (JPG
  • Respect  (JPG
  • Leadership  (JPG
  • Human Rights  (JPG)   


Related Topics

Additional Information

Decision making on all human resources matters should be undertaken in accordance with the Department's ethical decision-making model which provides a guide for managers, principals and other employees to follow when thinking through ethical challenges, exploring ethical dilemmas and identifying ethical courses of action. The Ethical Decision-making Guide is available in the Department's intranet: Ethical decision-making: A guide for all employees.

The Victorian Public Sector Commission (VPSC) also provides guidance on ethics in public sector workplaces:

Contact Information

If you would like to share your story about how you or your staff are demonstrating the Department of Education and Training's Values or to make a suggestion, please email:


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