School Governance

Bullying in Schools - The 2017 National Day of Action against Bullying and Violence

Schools across the country have been invited to 'take a stand' against bullying and violence next Friday 17 March 2017.

Grooming the Institution: Is grooming preventable in schools?

A new research report commissioned by the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse (the Commi...

Can a school make parents accountable for being active contributors in their child’s learning journey?

In a recent opinion piece, published in various News Corp publications including The West Australian and the Daily Teleg...

WA Registration Guidelines Update: Policies and Procedures are Not Enough

On 2 September 2016 the Department of Education Services Non-Government Schools in Western Australia (DES) published the...

Judge describes school as ‘abject failure’: Child abuse was dismissed as lies

A judge at the Western Australian District Court has criticised a Perth high school and the Department for Child Protect...

Updated regulations for WA schools: More reform to child protection laws

The Western Australian Government has introduced changes to the legal obligations of schools, in a move that is now beco...

2015 Registration Standards bring minor update for WA non-government schools

On 11 March 2015, the WA Department of Education Services (the DES) released the 2015 'Registration Standards and Requir...

WA adds child protection to registration standards, updates registration requirements

The Western Australia Government has effected reforms to the education system and non-government schools by passing chan...

Perth Catholic schools take up the fight against obesity

A recent classroom initiative undertaken by some non-government schools in Perth to help combat obesity in its students ...

WA records lowest student-teacher ratios

Western Australia reported the lowest high school student to teacher ratio for any state in 2013, followed by Victoria, ...