School Governance

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)...

SA Labor govt pledges more funds for school counsellors

The South Australian Labor Government has pledged $3.8 million in additional funding for school counsellors if it wins t...

SA will require new teachers to have Masters degree

The South Australian Government will require new teachers from 2020 to have a Master degree and have studied for at leas...

SA schools asked to open their facilities to local community

South Australian schools are being asked to consider opening their grounds and buildings for more out-of-hours community...