School Violence: The Delicate Balance Between Staff Safety and Student Duty of Care (Part Two)

Staff and student wellbeing is a shared responsibility across the school community. Violence perpetrated by parents and by students only serves to undermine the school’s duties to staff (for a safe and healthy workplace) and to students (for a safe and supportive environment where they can thrive).

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The Gonski Report: What can key stakeholders expect?

With the Federal Government’s Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools (Gonski Report) delivered by Mr David Gonski AC on 28 March 2018, it is important for all schools to address the expectations of their key stakeholders – parents, students and teachers – when looking to implement recommended changes.

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‘Care when you share’- parents who post photographs on social media

During Privacy Awareness Week 2017, the Office of the Australian Information Commissioner (OAIC) is encouraging individuals to care about their privacy and to better inform themselves of what will or what might happen to their personal information before they share it online. There is also a concerted drive to educate adults, particularly parents and guardians, regarding how to safely share photographs of their children online or on social media accounts.

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