‘The Practical Perspective’: Addressing Common Challenges in Practically Managing Overseas Students

The new National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018 (the 2018 Code) is well in effect now after commencing on 1 January 2018. Many schools are now preparing to go through CRICOS re-registration and are considering the practical application of key additions or amendments to the Code. School […]

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A New School Year – A New Approach to Discipline?

At the start of a new school year schools may be confronted by students who have forgotten school rules and remain in ‘holiday mode’. While detentions, suspensions and expulsions are all necessary by-products of students’ misbehaviour, imposing a discipline policy is often a source of angst for all involved and affected. Common across all jurisdictions is the need for procedural fairness in the imposition of a form of discipline and the importance of encouraging positive student behaviour.

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Internal Whistleblower systems: why it’s important to have a process in place once a red flag is raised

Author Vincent Quattropani, Managing Director, Your-Call Disclosure Management Services In part one of this two part article on whistleblower systems (available here)  provided by Vincent Quattropani of Your-Call Disclosure Management Services (Your-Call),  Vincent discussed why a whistleblower policy is recommended for schools. In part 2 Vincent explains how a whistleblower program works and how it […]

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