School Governance

How Should Schools Manage ‘COVID Sign-ins’ for Students at Venues?

While it would be hard to dispute that it is a good thing to be able to efficiently trace any contacts who may have been...

Vaccination of Staff against COVID-19- Can this be Mandated in a School?

There has been a great deal of ‘media chatter’ regarding the development of vaccines against COVID-19. The world is ‘hol...

Filming and Livestreaming School Events During COVID-19 - Managing Privacy and Safety

Livestreaming of graduation and award ceremonies with relevant students and teachers in attendance but family and friend...

COVID-Sick Employees and Notifying Workplace Safety Regulators

While generally it is a medical practitioner who notifies a state or territory health department that a person has contr...

Victoria – Melbourne Schools Under Stage 4 Restrictions

We have sought to put together the key compliance elements for schools operating under Stage 4 ‘work from home’ restrict...

COVID-19 and School Closures - Is Your School Ready to Go Back to Online Learning at Short Notice?

The headline was eye-catching: “Principals losing their minds as pressures mount for schools to close”. The media had id...

The Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Year 12 Students

For secondary school students across Australia, Year 12 should be a time of focused study and education but also a time ...

COVID-19 and the Law: A Summary of Key Legal Changes that Affect Schools

School Law Monitor™ is a quarterly executive briefing report that CompliSpace provides to schools that subscribe to its ...

Racism in Schools in the Era of COVID-19

A variety of events in 2020 have awakened global discussions about the racism that continues to pervade our societies. T...

Child Protection Risks After the COVID-19 Lockdown

While the return to face-to-face learning has eased some child protection concerns, schools face some new challenges due...