School Governance

Weekly Wrap: March 19, 2020

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Complaints Handling and the National Principles for Child Safe Organisations

Having complaints handling policies and procedures is a legal requirement for schools across Australia but ensuring comp...

Names That Inspire “Absolute Confidence”*

*from “The Importance of Being Earnest”   “It doesn’t always happen but history usually squares the ledger sooner or lat...

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...

Weekly Wrap: March 12, 2020

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Catholic Professional Standards Ltd: Creating a Culture of Safety for Children within the Catholic Church

Catholic Professional Standards Limited (CPSL) was formed in response to the findings of the Royal Commission into Insti...

Immunisation of Staff: How is Your School Handling This Risk?

It is generally understood and accepted that schools occupy a special place in the community as they are responsible for...

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,...

Weekly Wrap: March 05, 2020

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Leadership and a School’s Child Safe Culture

Following a recent Four Corners investigation aired by the ABC, St Kevin’s, a prominent non-government boys’ school in M...