School Governance

The Relationship Between the Principal, the Business Manager and the Board Chair (Part Three)

This is the third and final article in a three-part series on the relationships between the Board Chair, the Principal a...

The relationship between the Principal, the Business Manager and the Board Chair: Part Two

This is the second article in a three-part series on the relationships between the Board Chair, the Principal and the Bu...

The Relationship Between the Principal, the Business Manager and the Board Chair: Part One

This is the first article in a three-part series on the relationships between the Board Chair, the Principal and the Bus...

Has your School Audited its Communication Risks?

The RISK: The school fails to implement effective procedures for managing communications with key stakeholders, such as ...

Parents on School Boards: Are they able to Separate their Roles?

Most non-government schools have boards that are tasked with the overall governance of the school. Many of these school ...

School Board Composition – Should your Board Adopt a Diversity Policy?

School boards have often been referred to as 'conservative school boards'. This is not a new description and, interestin...

Conflicts of Interest in Schools: How do you Manage Them?

If you sit on a board, you have a duty to act in the best interests of your organisation, regardless of whether you are ...

How do I Create a Culture of Awareness? What Actions Can Be Taken?

This is the second article in a three part series on the development of culture in schools. In this series, Craig D’cruz...

Legal Actions Against Schools: Is your School Prepared?

In recent years, litigation has become more prevalent in many areas of our society and non-government schools have not b...

Schools look to non-traditional sources for recruiting leaders

As schools become increasingly regulated and complex learning environments, the burdens on a school’s leadership team al...