School Governance

Risk Management or Enterprise Risk Management?

There is no room for complacency for risk management in any school with new risks emerging all the time with the recent ...

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...

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...