School Governance

Good Governance Principles: If Not Why Not?

The requirement for schools to be properly governed is an almost universal requirement for school governing bodies aroun...

Survey Finds Regulatory/Legislative Change is the No. 1 Risk for 2019

The Governance Institute of Australia is an independent professional association that focuses on governance and draws it...

Evaluating Board Performance

Effective and Ineffective Boards In his article published in the Harvard Business Review What Makes Great Boards Great J...

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...

The Board or Not the Board? That is the Question (With Apologies to the Bard)

Over the years, there have been ongoing discussions about the differences and the responsibilities and accountabilities ...

Failure of School Boards: One of 12 Key Risks

CompliSpace has published a white paper that identifies what we have determined to be the 12 Key Risks for school boards...

Governance of a School: Misuse, Mismanagement and Funding

The Victorian Ombudsman (Ombudsman), in a recent review into a public school, has investigated allegations of nepotism, ...

This Board Will Self-Destruct in 3...2...1

The last thing any school executive wants is a school board that is dysfunctional, with open conflict between board memb...

Whistleblower Protections: Complementary to a Child Safe Culture

As mentioned in our previous article, a report from the Commonwealth Parliament on Whistleblowing Protections (Report), ...

The Weeds of Management

In the Australian Financial Review on 1 August 2018, AMP Chair David Murray, in discussing the ASX Corporate Governance ...