School Governance

Jonathan Oliver

Jonathan Oliver
Jonathan is a Senior Consultant working with CompliSpace education clients. He has more than 10 years experience in the school sector as a teacher, compliance and legal adviser and more recently as a Business Manager. Jonathan has been a solicitor for nearly 30 years and worked in both private practice and community legal centres.

Recent Posts by Jonathan Oliver

Evaluating Board Performance

Effective and Ineffective Boards In his article published in the Harvard Business Review What Makes Great Boards Great J...

Are Your HR Systems and Policies Child Safe?

HR-related National Principles A recent Google search resulted in 249,000,000 responses. The reason for mentioning this ...

CBA Failures Identified by APRA Panel – Are They Relevant to Schools?

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) released the Final Report of the Prudential Inquiry (Final Report)...

This Board Will Self-Destruct in 3...2...1

The last thing any school executive wants is a school board that is dysfunctional, with open conflict between board memb...

The Weeds of Management

In the Australian Financial Review on 1 August 2018, AMP Chair David Murray, in discussing the ASX Corporate Governance ...

Enterprise Risk in Schools (Part Two)

This is the second part of a two-part series which explores enterprise risk management (ERM) in a school context, why it...

Enterprise Risk in Schools (Part One)

This is the first part of a two-part series exploring enterprise risk management (ERM) in a school context, why it is im...

School Policy Implementation - A Journey or a Destination? (Part Two)

This is the second part of a two part series on policy implementation in schools. Part one highlighted the myths of poli...

School Policy Implementation - A Journey or a Destination? (Part One)

This is the first part of a two part series on policy implementation in schools. Part one highlights the myths of policy...

Effective Permission Slips: Part Two

This is the second part of a two part series on permission notes. The first part dealt with the purpose of permission no...