School Governance

The Increasing Prevalence of Bushfires: Even Metropolitan Schools Can Be Affected

According to the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) “Climate change is influencing the frequency and severity of dangerous bush...

WA: Welcome to the Harmonised Work Health and Safety Laws (Almost)

Background Many observers were caught by surprise when the WA Government tabled the 277 page Work Health and Safety Bill...

Western Australian Registration—Updated 2020 Standards and Guide - Briefing Paper Available

The Western Australian Department of Education recently released new Registration Standards for Non-Government Schools a...

Weekly Wrap: December 5, 2019

The information in the Weekly Wrap is aggregated from other news sources to provide you with news that is relevant to th...

The Relationship Between the School Principal, the Business Manager and the Chair of the Governing Body

There are many different non-government school models and many different systemic non-government school models in Austra...

Excursion Risks: External Provider Management Is Not External Provider Due Diligence

We have written several School Governance articles discussing the ‘excursion management problem’ which is the need to ba...

Updates to South Australian School Registration Standards

At the end of October 2019, the South Australian Education Standards Board updated its Standards for Registration and Re...

Weekly Wrap: November 28, 2019

The information in the Weekly Wrap is aggregated from other news sources to provide you with news that is relevant to th...

Whistleblower Protections, Policy and Practice

Why Encourage Whistleblowing? The passing of amendments to strengthen the federal whistleblower protection laws (Part 9....

Schools Can Bloom in a Paperless Future

The jury might still be out when it comes to edtech deployed in classrooms for learning but, in school administration, t...