New registration requirements for Victorian schools: Changes reflect NSW governance requirements

The Education and Training Reform Regulations 2017 (Vic) (Reform Regulations) will commence on 25 June 2017 (this Sunday). The Reform Regulations amend the existing Education and Training Reform Regulations 2007 (Vic) (2007 Regulations) which support the Education and Training Reform Act 2006 (Vic)(the Act). The Act lists the minimum standards that schools must satisfy in order to be registered and remain registered in Victoria.  Prior to the Reform Regulations being passed by Parliament, there was a period of public consultation on the draft regulations, which ended on 28 February 2017.

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Independent Schools concerned over WA cuts

The chairs of 15 independent school boards in Perth have sent a joint letter to the Premier Colin Barnett raising concerns over funding cuts, according to the West Australian newspaper. “We clearly see the significant impact that these cuts will have on our schools’ ability to provide essential services to our students and deliver a […]

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Independent schools embrace risk management: Survey

More than two-thirds of independent schools have a dedicated senior staff member responsibile for enterprise risk management (ERM), according to a recent survey of more than 100 bursars from across Australia and New Zealand. The survey, conducted at the recent Association of School Business Administrators (ASBA) Biennial Conference by the accounting and advisory firm Nexia […]

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