School Governance

SA Registration Standards come into effect: What will this mean for schools?

The first half of 2017 has been marked by multiple ongoing overhauls to school registration systems. So far this year, t...

Child Protection Overhaul: another piece of SA's new child protection framework finalised 

A few months ago, School Governance reported on the introduction of the Children and Young People (Safety) Bill 2017 (th...

New Mandatory Notification of Data Breaches - What does the scheme mean for schools?

On 22 February 2018, changes to the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth) (the Act) will take effect and a new Notifiable Data Breach (...

South Australia Finalises its Registration Standards: Key Issues for Schools

In a previous School Governance article, we reported on the introduction of draft Standards for Registration and Review ...

South Australia to replace Child Protection Act: which jurisdiction will be next?

In the final reporting year of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (the Commission),...

Grooming the Institution: Is grooming preventable in schools?

A new research report commissioned by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (the Commi...

Gender identity in schools: School uniforms and dress codes: Are your policies discriminatory? (Part Two)

This is the second article in a two-part series on issues surrounding gender discrimination and identity in schools. In ...

South Australia Establishes New Commissioner for Children and Young People

On 19 October 2016, the South Australian Parliament passed the Children and Young People (Oversight and Advocacy Bodies)...

Reports warn of a 'wave of lawsuits' for South Australian schools

The Australian has reported that, according to lawyers, 'South Australia’s schools should brace themselves for a 'wave' ...

SA announces reforms - schools to be externally reviewed to improve performance

South Australia has moved ahead with education reforms aimed at improving school performance, but the details are yet to...