School Governance

Governance Finances - Do Your Governing Body Members Understand Their Financial Accountability?

According to the Australian Tax Office (ATO), teaching and learning about taxation and superannuation should be an integ...

Create a Professional Learning Strategy…and Future Proof It!

Professional learning at schools is a constantly changing landscape, with the current COVID-19 pandemic permanently alte...

The Gap is Still Far from Closed: Addressing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Educational Disadvantage

The recent Black Lives Matter demonstrations in Australia have highlighted widespread community concern about the ongoin...

Schools and Overseas Students: Government Announces Fee Exemptions for CRICOS Registration – Current and New Applications

Pre 2020, the overseas students education sector in Australia experienced substantial growth resulting in it becoming Au...

Employment Law Changes from (or around) 1 July 2020 – Brief Overview

We briefly outline below the changes relating to employment that apply on or around 1 July.

Supporting Transgender and Agender Students

Over the past five or so years a number of states and territories have changed their laws to allow people to change thei...

Questions of Liability on Excursions - School, Staff and External Provider Liability

Over the past few months, CompliSpace held a four-part webinar series about navigating excursion risk management. The re...

Schools as First Responders - The Unsung Heroes

In a recent article in Education HQ, a six year research project by Professor Carol Mutch (Critical Studies in Education...

Online Professional Learning – Sorting the Gems from the Dross

In a school setting, it could be assumed that all staff understand the fundamentals of what makes good online staff lear...

Alert Victoria! Workplace Manslaughter Offence Commences on 1 July 2020.

The offence of workplace manslaughter becomes a reality in Victoria on 1 July 2020.