School Governance

Canteens and Tuck Shops - Promoting Healthy Food in Australian Schools

Schools and preschools have an important role in promoting healthy eating and physical activity to students and providin...

Religious Freedom and Inclusion: Challenges for Schools

On 19 November 2018, the Federal Senate Inquiry into "Legislative exemptions that allow faith-based educational institut...

Why Schools Cannot Wipe the Slate Clean on Child Protection

The Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (Royal Commission) highlighted that historically...

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...