School Governance

Svetlana Pozydajew

Svetlana Pozydajew
Svetlana is a Senior Consultant at CompliSpace. She has over 20 years of experience in strategic and operational human resource management, occupational health and safety, and design and implementation of policies and change management programs. She has held national people management responsibility positions in the public and private sectors. Svetlana holds a LLB, Masters in Management (MBA), Master of Arts in Journalism, and a Certificate in Governance for not-for-profits.
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Recent Posts by Svetlana Pozydajew

A School’s Privacy Obligations During the COVID-19 Pandemic

COVID-19 has provided a tsunami of new issues to be considered and old issues needing to be addressed in new ways. Priva...

Review of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission Legislation: Consequences for Schools

Many schools are charities registered with and regulated by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACN...

New Employment Rules During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The events of last month as a result of COVID-19 have been unprecedented. The need for emergency measures to prevent the...

Employment Options During the COVID-19 Pandemic

The challenges of COVID-19 have touched every element of our lives: for most employers this has meant dramatic changes t...

The Anonymous Complaints Minefield: Privacy, Child Protection and Whistleblowing

Many of us grew up in an environment where anonymous complaints or information providing were seen as unfounded rumours,...

Whistleblower Protections, Policy and Practice

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

Family and Domestic Violence Leave 2018

From an employer point of view, giving staff yet more opportunities to stay away from work by providing more leave entit...

Teachers and alcohol abuse: lessons from NZ

A New Zealand teacher has been suspended for two years after being caught smelling of alcohol at school.  Although the i...

How to turn the voice in the wilderness into a tsunami of change (a slight exaggeration)? High Performing Teams and Embedding Workplace Safety.

Friday 28th April is World Day for Safety and Health at Work and Workers’ Memorial Day.  It is a day to remember those w...

Incident reporting in schools: What to do when the Australian Standard is not useful?

It is pretty obvious that collecting information about injuries and near misses is important to ensuring the future heal...