Teachers and Schools

Learn about the needs of children living with type 1 diabetes

Take advantage of the resources designed to assist teachers and school staff to understand and manage the needs of children with type 1 diabetes.


  • Guidelines for Queensland Schools – Diabetes basics, Diabetes Queensland
  • Mastering Diabetes in Schools and Early Childhood Settings, Action and Management Plans Diabetes Victoria
  • NSW National Diabetes Service Scheme (NDSS) Datahttp://www.diabetesmap.com.au/#/
  • National evidence‐based clinical care guidelines for type 1 diabetes in children, adolescents and adults, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, Canberra 2011. Craig ME, Twigg SM, Donaghue KC, Cheung NW, Cameron FJ, Conn J, Jenkins AJ, Silink M, for the Australian Type 1 Diabetes Guidelines Expert Advisory Group.


The school resources and documents are the results of consultations with the NSW Department of Education, the Catholic Education Commission and the Association of Independent Schools. The valuable contributions by Diabetes Victoria, teachers, parents, diabetes educators, paediatricians and other health professionals are also acknowledged.

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