School Governance

Sexting as a Social Norm: How Schools Can Address the Legal and Social Risks for Students

On 29-30 October 2018, the NSW Government sponsored the NSW Anti-Bullying Conference, with guest speaker, Wendy Craig, a...

The Australian Student Wellbeing Framework: Safe, Supported, Included and Connected

On 19 October 2018, the Federal Minister for Education launched the Australian Student Wellbeing Framework (Wellbeing Fr...

Isolation Rooms, Dark Cupboards and Cages: Calling Time-Out on Disability Discrimination in Schools

Victorian Disability Discrimination Payouts The Age recently reported that, over the past few years, the Department of E...

Queensland Releases Anti-Cyberbullying Taskforce Report and Recommendations

On 15 October 2018, Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk announced via Media Release the release of the Anti-Cyberbullying Task...

Children with AD/HD: Best Practices for Promoting Positive Behaviour

AD/HD Awareness Month is celebrated every October, with events and activities happening all across the country and now, ...

World Mental Health Day (Part Two): Self-harm Explained

World Mental Health Day (10 October 2018) is a worldwide initiative dedicated to global mental health education, awarene...

Police Officers in Schools: New NT Program Targets At-Risk Children

The Northern Territory (NT) government has announced a reintroduction of school-based policing. The new “proactive” mode...

South Australia Child Protection Framework Starts: What are Your New Obligations?

Schools in South Australia should be ready for new child protection legislation which will significantly change the para...

Hidden Risks of Asbestos in Schools

For many schools, asbestos is a hidden hazard, subsumed by other more important issues critical to the day-to-day functi...