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					OSAP 200.06.5 STAFF EXPECTATIONS


CLASSROOM MANAGEMENT

SECURITY AND CODE OF DISCIPLINE MATTERS


INDEX
SECTION 1: PURPOSE
SECTION 2: REFERENCES
SECTION 3: POLICY
SECTION 4: TRAVEL SMART
SECTION 5: EMERGENCIES
SECTION 6: TRAVEL WARNINGS
SECTION 7: NOTIFICATION OF INTENT TO TRAVEL TO LISTED COUNTRIES
SECTION 8: TRAVEL TIPS – BEFORE TAKING A TRIP
SECTION 9: TRAVEL TIPS – AT AIRPORT TERMINAL
SECTION 10: TRAVEL TIPS – AT HOTEL
SECTION 11: TRAVEL TIPS –WALKING OR TRAVELLING BY FOOT

SECTION 1: PURPOSE

1.1     The purpose of this OSAP is to provide information and awareness to Loan of Service Agreement
teachers on security matters including those applicable to travel and the Code of Discipline. The OSAP is
designed to be informative and supports the Code of Discipline and Security Regulations where in all
cases both of these take precedent.

SECTION 2: REFERENCES

        (a)    DND Security Policy www.vcds.forces.gc.ca/cfpm-gpfc/index-eng.asp
        (b)    OSAP 300.01.2 – Loan of Service Agreement www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dem-
               epcg/pd/osa-pra/300-02-1-eng.asp
        (c)    While so serving, pursuant to sub-section 60 (1) of the National Defence Act RSC.1985,
               Ch.N-5, be subject to the Code of Service Discipline until the date he departs from the
               location of the School on completion of that service;
        (d)    DFAIT Travel assistance www.voyage.gc.ca/index-eng.asp -
        (e)    DFAIT Country Travel Reports www.voyage.gc.ca/countries_pays/menu-eng.asp -
        (f)    Consular Affairs – Information and Assistance for Canadians Abroad -
               www.voyage.gc.ca/statistics_statistiques/report-07-rapport-eng.asp

SECTION 3: POLICY

3.1     As per the Loan of Service Agreement, teachers are subject to the following:

                “6.a .The Teacher hereby engages with the Minister and undertakes that from and after
                the date of execution of this Agreement and until termination thereof he:
                (2) will diligently and faithfully perform and discharge the duties and responsibilities
                assigned to him by or under the authority of the Minister or otherwise pertinent to his
                profession and employment;
                (3) will conduct himself in a manner appropriate to his status as a member of a civilian
                component of the Canadian Forces outside Canada and with his treatment as an officer
                under this Agreement;
                (4) will inform the Minister, or such officer as he may designate, of intention to visit a
                Communist or Communist dominated country at least three months prior to the intended
                date of departure on such visit and before applying for a visa and will comply with the

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                   policy and procedures respecting such visits that apply to members of the Canadian
                   Forces and civilian teachers of the Department of National Defence;
                   b.The Teacher hereby engages with the Minister and undertakes that he will:
                   (1) from the time of arrival at the location of the School to which he has been assigned,
                   serve with the Canadian Forces outside Canada in his professional capacity at the
                   School or Schools to which he may be appointed from time to time by the Minister, and,
                   while so serving, pursuant to sub-section 60 (1) of the National Defence Act RSC.1985,
                   Ch.N-5, be subject to the Code of Service Discipline until the date he departs from the
                   location of the School on completion of that service;
                   7.       a.The Minister hereby and the Teacher agrees that from and after the Teacher’s
                   arrival at the location of the School to which he is assigned until termination of this
                   agreement the Teacher shall:
                   (1) be treated as an officer for purposes of any proceedings under the Code of Service
                   Discipline; and
                   8.       a. Solely for purposes of clause 9 and sub-clause 7a.(2) of this Agreement the
                   Teacher shall be treated as an officer of the Canadian Forces of the rank of:
                   (1)      Colonel, if he is a director of education;
                   (2)      Lieutenant-Colonel, if he is an assistant director;
                   (3)      Major, if he is a coordinator, principal, or vice-principal;
                   (4)      Captain, in the case of any other Teacher.”

SECTION 4: TRAVEL SMART
4.1     Traveller's Checklist - Doing these essential things before you leave on your trip will help
ensure a safe trip.
      Country Travel Report for your destination country
      Itinerary and budget
      Health and travel insurance
      Passport: check expiry date and make copies
      Entry visas and departure tax
      Documentation for children (consent letter) Yes No
      Vaccinations, medication, prescriptions, medical certificate, supplies, extra pair of glasses
      International driver's licence (if needed)
      Flight preparation
      Registration with a Canadian government office abroad (on-line)
      Dual citizenship: is it an issue?
      Money: local currency, traveller's cheques, etc.
      Bringing back goods: receipts for purchases, special arrangements for food, animals, plants, etc.

4.2        Personal security while travelling

           (a)    Teachers prior to travelling away from Post should consult the follows web sites:
                  http://www.voyage.gc.ca/

           (b)    DND policy to provide defensive security briefings and debriefings (DSB/DBDs) to CF
                  personnel and DND LOSA teachers prior to and after travel, or contact with foreign
                  nationals, from countries of concerns.


           (c)    AFNORTH or SHAPE – Contact Security/ Military Police Advisor located at CFSU (E).

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                         Security Advisor:
                                          Security/Military Police Advisor
                                          CFSU (Europe)
                                          Geilenkirchen, Germany

Note 1: Obtaining VISAs to travel to countries requiring same, is the teacher’s responsibility. It is
important to check number of entrance and exits allowed on the VISA.
Note 2: Security Advisor must be contacted prior to travel to any of the country of concern listed in this
OSAP.

Note 2: Dependents of Regular Force members, and of LOSA teachers, are under no obligation to give
prior notification of travel to countries of concerns. DSB/DSDs may be provided to these individuals if
requested.

4.3     What is a security briefing?

        (a)     It is a meeting with Military Police to assess the current situation in the countries to be
                visited.
        (b)     Obtain the coordinates of the nearest Canadian Embassy and the name of the Military
                Police at that Embassy

SECTION 5: EMERGENCIES
5.1    The Operations Centre of Foreign Affairs Canada operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
An experienced officer is always available to respond to emergency calls from anywhere in the world.

5.2        The Operations Centre receives approximately 300,000 calls a year, and is busiest in the early
evening, Eastern Time. The Centre uses a modern Automatic Call Distribution system. And your call will
be automatically sequenced and will be answered as quickly as possible in the order in which it entered
the call-waiting queue. It may be necessary, due to a large number of incoming calls, to request that you
leave a message. Please do so by listening carefully to the instructions on the voice-mail system and
ensure you provide the area code and telephone number where you can be reached. An Operations Officer
will return your call within 15 minutes.

SECTION: 6 TRAVEL WARNINGS


6.1     Travel Reports offer information on safety and security, local laws and customs, entry
requirements, health conditions and other important travel issues.

Travel Warnings provide the Government of Canada’s official travel advice, recommending that
Canadians postpone or avoid travel to a country, or specific region(s) of a country, when credible
information suggests that it is not safe to travel. Travel Warnings constitute an integral part of the Travel
Reports in which they appear.
SECTION 7: NOTIFICATION OF INTENT TO TRAVEL TO LISTED COUNTRIES

7.1      Prior to traveling to a country of concerns, CF personnel and LOSA Teachers shall contact the
Security Advisor. Notification of intent to travel must be initiated in writing not less than 30 days before
the intended date of departure. Persons proceeding on trips that are assessed as posing a threat to the
security of the individual shall receive a DSB/DSD as required. In extreme instances, travel may be

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prohibited by DGCB/Dependent Education Management based on the advice provided by the Security
Advisor.


SECTION 8: TRAVEL TIPS – BEFORE TAKING A TRIP

       (a)     Use a reputable travel agency.
       (b)     Learn as much as you can about your destination.
       (c)     Select the safest routes using current maps and travel information.
       (d)     If traveling to another country check with the Department of Foreign Affairs web site.
               They will inform you of any travel advisories regarding security problems or health
               conditions in that country.
       (e)     Avoid packing valuables or items you cannot afford to replace or have stolen
       (f)     Never leave luggage unattended.
       (g)     Dress wisely (avoid looking like a “tourist” or appearing wealthy.
       (h)     Leave a complete travel schedule with a trusted family member or friend.

SECTION 9: TRAVEL TIPS – AT AIRPORT TERMINAL

       (a)     Use concealed bag tags.
       (b)     Spend as little time as possible in airports.
       (c)     Pass quickly through airport security checks. Once through security, proceed to a lounge
               or other open area away from baggage lockers. If possible, sit with your back against a
               wall.
       (d)     Remain alert. Be a “people watcher.”

SECTION 10: TRAVEL TIPS – AT HOTEL

       (a)     Do not give room number to strangers.
       (b)     Sleep away from street side windows.
       (c)     Leave lights on when room is vacant.
       (d)     Answer telephone “hello.” Do not use your name.
       (e)     Lock before you exit.
       (f)     Keep your room key in your possession at all times.
       (g)     Do not leave your passport at reception bring them a photocopy.

SECTION 11: TRAVEL TIPS –WALKING OR TRAVELLING BY FOOT

       (a)     Always travel in pairs or groups, If traveling alone, keep in well lit areas.
       (b)     Keep personal items secure, watch for pickpockets. Keep wallet in front pockets, fanny
               pack or money belt.
       (c)     If purchasing items along street, don’t follow vendor in dark alley or store.
       (d)     Don’t show contents of wallets or flash large roll of money when making purchases.
       (e)     Avoid wearing any kinds of decals or clothing, which depict units or country.
       (f)     Don’t become a victim, be aware of your surroundings and try not to draw attention.




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