School Governance

‘The Practical Perspective’: Addressing Common Challenges in Practically Managing Overseas Students

The new National Code of Practice for Providers of Education and Training to Overseas Students 2018 (the 2018 Code) is w...

Culture of Continuous Compliance: Principal Continuing to Run Alternative Schools Despite NESA Report

Background In a recent case decided before the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal, Eagle Arts & Vocational College wa...

Registration Authorities Under Scrutiny: What Do They Expect and How Does This Impact Schools?

All schools that provide education to primary or secondary students must be registered in order to operate. To be regist...

Teacher Accreditation Shake-up: NESA Publishes Revamped TAA Guidelines

To balance out an increase in regulatory activity for child protection over the last few months, schools in NSW have rec...

WA Registration Guidelines Update: Focus on Child Protection, Governance and Staff

On 4 April 2018, the Department of Education in Western Australia released the updated Guide to the Registration Standar...

VIC School Registration on the Radar: VRQA Seeking Public Opinion about Evidence Requirements

The registration requirements for Australian schools can be confusing, time consuming and varied in their extent and the...

National Review of Teacher Registration Announced: Royal Commission's Recommendations to be Taken into Account

Coinciding with the first meeting of The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) for 2018, the Federal Government has l...

School Learning and Development in the Modern Era: How do We Ensure that Staff can get the Training They Need, When They Need it?

My Typical School Day as a Teacher Anyone who has ever spent a day inside a classroom, or has worked in a school, knows ...

New WA Registration Standards Released: Child Protection and Governance changes for July 2018

The Western Australian Minister for Education has released new Standards for Non-Government Schools (the Standards) whic...

2017: The year of registration change: Is it time for national reform?

With just over a week to go until the curtain falls on the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual...