School Governance

Restraint – Abuse or Meeting a Duty of Care?

Corporal punishment continues to be a topic of international debate, with a third of schools globally still practising s...

ACT Registration Requirements: Last Updated Four Years Ago

The ACT Education Directorate last updated the Registration of Non-government Schools in the ACT Manual (2015 ACT Manual...

Student Coaches: What Are Their Child Safe Responsibilities?

As we move further into the colder months, schools are now well into the winter season of school sports: netball, rugby,...

Australian Capital Territory Child Protection Requirements for Non-Government Schools – Update 2019

Background Since the release of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (Royal Commissio...

Are Your HR Systems and Policies Child Safe?

HR-related National Principles A recent Google search resulted in 249,000,000 responses. The reason for mentioning this ...

Bullying: The Risks and Impacts (Part Two)

The Impact on Academic Success There are an estimated 45 million bullying incidents each year across all schools in Aust...

Bullying: The Risks and Impacts (Part One)

As a prevalent and growing public health concern, bullying is a major risk factor for poor physical and mental health of...

CompliSpace’s Submission to the NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian on Regulating Child Safe Organisations Discussion Paper (Part Two)

The Office of the Children’s Guardian (OCG) is considering the benefits of regulating child safe standards in New South ...

CompliSpace’s Submission to the NSW Office of the Children’s Guardian on Regulating Child Safe Organisations Discussion Paper (Part One)

The Office of the Children’s Guardian (OCG) is considering the benefits of regulating child safe standards in New South ...