What are your school’s top risks for 2014?

Workplace Health and Safety compliance has been identified as the key risk for schools for 2014, according to a recent survey of school administrators at a workshop in Perth. The top 10 risks identified in the impromptu survey held at CompliSpace’s Non-Government School Governance Risk and Compliance Workshop were: 1. Workplace Safety 68% of respondents identified Workplace, Health […]

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If your school is not practicing Enterprise Risk Management, it should be

Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) has shot into prominence in recent years and judging by the results of the recent Nexia Australia risk survey, it is now considered an essential element in the governance framework of non-government schools across Australia. As such, understanding core ERM principles is also becoming an essential skill set for school governors, […]

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Welcome to School Governance

What originally started off as a blog, has evolved into a website and weekly newsletter dedicated to providing unbiased news, informed analysis and general information on governance, risk and compliance (GRC) issues affecting schools in Australia and New Zealand. Anyone who is involved in the management of schools understands only too well the ever increasing demands being imposed […]

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