School Governance

Mark Bryan

Mark Bryan
Mark is a Legal Research Consultant at CompliSpace. Mark has worked as a Legal Policy Officer for the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department and the NSW Department of Justice. He also spent three years as lead editor for the private sessions narratives team at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse. Mark holds a bachelor’s degree in Arts/Law from the Australian National University with First Class Honours in Law, a Graduate Diploma in Writing from UTS and a Graduate Certificate in Film Directing from the Australian Film Television and Radio School.

Recent Posts by Mark Bryan

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...

Five Tips to Help Non-Government Schools Manage LGBTIQA+ Student Issues

Recently there has been a lot of media attention on the way non-government schools manage issues relating to LGBTIQA+ st...

Public Health Laws are Changing: Is your School Up-to-Date?

The last two years have seen a flurry of activity in relation to public health laws across Australia. In this article we...

Updates to the Queensland Non-State Schools Accreditation Review Program Guidelines

At least once every five years, the Queensland Non-State Schools Accreditation Board (NSSAB) assesses whether each non-s...

Top Five Compliance Risks for Small Schools: Advice from the World of Small Business

According to the Treasury Research Institute, the cost of compliance in many industries is proportionately higher for sm...

What Happened to the Proposed Cyberbullying Laws in South Australia and Tasmania?

South Australia and Tasmania have both introduced anti-cyberbullying Bills into Parliament, but neither state is yet to ...

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: The Four Career Stages Explained

Are you a “Graduate” or a “Proficient” teacher? Perhaps you’re “Highly Accomplished” or even a “Lead” teacher. Does this...

Mandatory Reporting and the ‘Seal of the Confessional’: Is there a Conflict and What Does it Mean for Catholic Schools?

On 23 May 2019, the Western Australian Government announced plans to expand child protection reporting obligations beyon...