School Governance

Weekly Wrap: September 5, 2019

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Social Media and Your School: Are You Managing the Risks? Part One

It is apparent that the days are long gone of insisting that a school’s duty of care to its staff and students ends when...

Significant Changes to the Western Australian Registration Standards for Non-Government Schools Will Take Effect on and from 1 January 2020

For a non-government school to become and stay registered it must comply with Part 4 of the School Education Act 1999 (W...

Weekly Wrap: August 29, 2019

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How to Create a Compliance Culture that Protects Students, Staff and School Reputation

During the last decade, there has been an inordinate amount of research conducted into what determines culture in organi...

Managing Unwarranted Parent Demands: How Does Your School Manage Parent Expectations?

As discussed in our School Governance article last week, a new education-related Act has been assented to in South Austr...

Weekly Wrap: August 22, 2019

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Requirement to Have a “Whistleblower Policy” Commences 1 January 2020: ASIC consults on new guidance for companies on whistleblower polices

On 7 August 2019, the Australian Securities & Investment Commission (ASIC) announced it was seeking public input on its ...

“Safe Enough?” How Schools Should Be Approaching Digital Security and Privacy

Privacy, as discussed in our Briefing Paper, can be a burdensome responsibility for many schools. Given that the kind of...

A New Framework for Education and Children’s Services in South Australia

The Education and Children’s Services Act 2019 (Act) was assented to on 8 August 2019. The Government is required to mak...