School Governance

Effective Permission Slips: Part One

This is the first part of a two part series on permission notes. The first part deals with the purpose of permission not...

UK School Student Dies After Anaphylactic Shock: Staff only looked at care plans for excursions

A recent media report has revealed that a 14-year-old boy died after suffering from anaphylactic shock in reaction to th...

Snakes and Schools: Part Two - What is the Duty of Care on a School Excursion?

This is the second article in a two-part series on the risks posed by snakes on school grounds and on school excursions....

Snakes and Schools: Part One - Student on Excursion Dies from Snake Bite: Could it have been Prevented?

This is the first article in a two-part series on the risks posed by snakes on school grounds and on school excursions. ...

Excursion administration and litigation fears deter teachers

A major review of Australia's national curriculum has revealed that the administration surrounding excursions and the po...

School excursions: How to manage the risks

School excursions and trips are often enjoyable activities, that can provide a welcome break to a school’s normal routin...