School Governance

Enrolling Students with Disabilities: Getting it Right!

According to The Conversation, more than “12% of students with disability are being refused school enrolment, and over 4...

The Increasing Prevalence of Bushfires: Even Metropolitan Schools Can Be Affected

According to the Bureau of Meteorology (BOM) “Climate change is influencing the frequency and severity of dangerous bush...

The Relationship Between the School Principal, the Business Manager and the Chair of the Governing Body

There are many different non-government school models and many different systemic non-government school models in Austra...

Excursion Risks: External Provider Management Is Not External Provider Due Diligence

We have written several School Governance articles discussing the ‘excursion management problem’ which is the need to ba...

Whistleblower Protections, Policy and Practice

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

Schools Can Bloom in a Paperless Future

The jury might still be out when it comes to edtech deployed in classrooms for learning but, in school administration, t...

Good Governance Principles: If Not Why Not?

The requirement for schools to be properly governed is an almost universal requirement for school governing bodies aroun...

Assessments of Overseas Student Policies and Procedures: What are Authorities Looking For?

Schools can only enrol and deliver education services to students in Australia on a student visa if they are registered ...

A Risk Schools Often Miss: Insufficient Governance Training for Governing Bodies

A quick literature search can provide many methods which, if applied effectively, would enable your school to develop an...

Properly Considered Risk Assessments for Excursions: A Crucial Part of Excursion Risk Management

In many schools, the teacher who organises an excursion is responsible for planning it and preparing the required paperw...