School Governance

How Will Your School Continue to Operate in a Pandemic (or a Bad Case of the Flu)?

A pandemic is defined not by the severity of the illness but by the geographical spread. Even though the spread of COVID...

Dealing with Families Who Don’t Pay Fees: A Perennial Problem

School Governance has published a series of articles over recent years regarding non-payment of school fees, commencing ...

The New Alice Springs (Mpartnwe) Education Declaration: What’s New and What Does it Mean for Australian Schools?

What is the Alice Springs (Mparntwe) Education Declaration? In December 2019, following a meeting between all Australian...

Why You Should Engage an Independent External Whistleblower Service Provider

Our previous articles have described the protections that companies and constitutional corporations are required to prov...

Royal Commission Response: 2019 Reports from the States and Territories

Since the conclusion of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (Royal Commission), all ...

The Coronavirus: Asking Parents to Keep Children at Home. Is it the Right Balance?

According to the NSW Department of Health the Novel coronavirus 2019 (2019 n-CoV) was identified in China during a respi...

Risk Management: Bolted On or Built In?

The International Federation of Accountants recently released an enterprise risk management (ERM) thought leadership whi...

Safer Internet Day 2020

Start the discussion about online safety in your school community.  

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...