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

Schools as First Responders - The Unsung Heroes

In a recent article in Education HQ, a six year research project by Professor Carol Mutch (Critical Studies in Education...

Has the COVID-19 Pandemic Brought Schools and Students' Families Closer Together?

Parents as Partners (in the Education Process) In a recent article in The Educator, Independent Schools Queensland (ISQ)...

Restarting Boarding: Issues for Schools to Contemplate

Where We’ve Got To What we have learned from government responses to this pandemic is that expecting certainty of policy...

Returning to ‘Normal’ School Operations: Key Things to Consider

Preparation For The Return of All Staff And Students Towards the end of Term One, schools were gearing up to educate the...

COVID-19 and the Risk of Leadership Change

How Many Experienced Principals Are Now Contemplating Early Retirement? According to the Educator in their 2019 article,...

Complaints in the COVID-19 Digital Teaching Environment: How Will Your School Handle Them?

Given that most schools are currently planning to, or have entered into, a new phase of education delivery through onlin...

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...