School Governance

Craig D’cruz

Craig D’cruz
With 37 years of educational experience, Craig D’cruz is the National Education Lead at CompliSpace. Craig provides direction on education matters including new products, program/module content and training. Previously Craig held the roles of Industrial Officer at the Association of Independent Schools of WA, he was the Principal of a K-12 non-government school, Deputy Principal of a systemic non-government school and he has had teaching and leadership experience in both the independent and Catholic school sectors. Craig currently sits on the board of a large non-government school and is a regular presenter on behalf of CompliSpace and other educational bodies on issues relating to school governance, school culture and leadership.
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Recent Posts by Craig D’cruz

Online Learning: Is Your School Ready to Engage?

There are many pedagogical and other considerations, in addition to the IT requirements and dealing with the risks assoc...

Making a List and Checking it Twice: The COVID-19 Version

Recently, we have published several articles to assist schools to deal with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. In Sch...

Schools and Pandemics: How Well Prepared Are You and Your Staff?

Without wishing to sound like a character from a movie, the term “pandemic” is derived from the Greek (πᾶν) pan, meaning...

What Question Should Governing Bodies be Asking their Management about Child Protection in Their School?

The Preamble to the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations states: “a child safe organisation is one that crea...

Dealing with Families Who Don’t Pay Fees: A Perennial Problem

School Governance has published a series of articles over recent years regarding non-payment of school fees, commencing ...

Making a List and Checking it Twice…

The commencement of every new school year is a time of excitement and joy for children attending ‘big school’ for the fi...

The Bushfires - Preparing for the Return of Your Students and Staff - What Burdens Will They Carry?

It’s been an unprecedented and tragic summer in Australia and whether your school community has been directly affected b...

Enrolling Students with Disabilities: Getting it Right!

According to The Conversation, more than “12% of students with disability are being refused school enrolment, and over 4...

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...

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...