School Governance

Top Five Compliance Risks for Small Schools: Advice from the World of Small Business

According to the Treasury Research Institute, the cost of compliance in many industries is proportionately higher for sm...

Induction Programs: Do They Really Matter?

Beginning at a new school can be just as daunting for staff as it is for students. There are many things that new employ...

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers: The Four Career Stages Explained

Are you a “Graduate” or a “Proficient” teacher? Perhaps you’re “Highly Accomplished” or even a “Lead” teacher. Does this...

Evaluating Board Performance

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

Updated VRQA Guidelines Increase Governance Requirements for Victorian Schools

The Victorian Registration & Qualifications Authority (VRQA)’s updated Guidelines to the Minimum Standards and Requireme...

CBA Failures Identified by APRA Panel – Are They Relevant to Schools?

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) released the Final Report of the Prudential Inquiry (Final Report)...

The Cost of Being Compliant is Minimal Compared to the Costs of Being Caught Out!

For many organisations, especially those in highly regulated industries such as financial services, education and health...

Child Safety Curriculums (Part Two): Schools Face Curriculum Compliance Issues Relating to Child Abuse Prevention and Respectful Relationships

This is the second part of a two-part series exploring school curriculums and associated compliance with child safety re...

Child Safety Curriculums (Part One): Schools Face Curriculum Compliance Issues Relating to Child Abuse Prevention and Respectful Relationships

This is the first part of a two-part series exploring school curriculums and associated compliance with child safety req...

One Profession, One Process: Full Report of the National Review of Teacher Registration Released

Registration and accreditation systems, regardless of their target profession or institution, are key mechanisms for ben...