School Governance

ATAR Assessments - Do the States and Territories Have it Right or are They Pushing Overworked Teachers to the Brink?

A recent article in The West Australian raised a number of issues that seem to be gathering interest across the country.

Staff Professional Development in a Technological Age. Are We Using the Technology Effectively?

Staff Professional Development in a Technological Age. Are we Using the Technology Effectively? As a young deputy princi...

New Whistleblower Obligations Start on 1 July 2019

What is the New “Whistleblower Legislation”? The Commonwealth Government has introduced changes to the Corporations Act ...

Q&A with expert Deborah de Fina, Principal Consultant - Child Protection at CompliSpace

Prior to joining CompliSpace, Deborah completed five years working with the Royal Commission into Institutional Response...

How Can We Attract and Retain Quality School Principals When 70 Per Cent May Retire in the Next Five Years? (Part Two)

The issues that we raised in our first article regarding the ongoing problems faced by many principals are now being dis...

Schools’ Responsibilities in Relation to Parenting Orders

Introduction Many Australian children have separated parents. This can create uncertainty for schools in terms of the ri...

How Can We Attract and Retain Quality School Principals When 70 Per Cent May Retire in the Next Five Years? (Part One)

Leadership in Schools According to The Educator, approximately 70 per cent of Australia’s 10,000 school principals will ...

Does your School Have the Right Evidence for your Not-For-Profit Funding in New South Wales?

With the current debate over state and federal government funding for non-government schools, many schools could be forg...

What Does the 2008 Melbourne Declaration Look Like in 2019?

What is the Melbourne Declaration? In 2008, the Melbourne Declaration was signed by every Australian Education Minister ...

Financial Literacy and the School Curriculum: ASIC Announces Review of School Banking

On 18 October 2018, the Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) announced a national review of school ban...