School Governance

How Teachers and Staff Can Practise Self-Care over the School Holiday Break

As the 2018 school year draws to an end, some teachers and school staff may feel like they are hurtling towards the brea...

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...

Violence, Workplace Bullying and Stress - All in a Day's Work for a Teacher

Work health and safety laws around Australia impose obligations on schools to manage hazards at work and identify and co...

The Dangers of School Sausage Sizzles: Peeling the Risk Onion

Bunnings recently introduced a new work health and safety recommendation that sausage sizzle stall holders place onions ...

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...

School Violence: The Delicate Balance Between Staff Safety and Student Duty of Care (Part Two)

This is the second part of a two-part series exploring violence in schools. Part Two focuses on violence perpetrated by ...

School Violence: The Delicate Balance Between Staff Safety and Student Duty of Care (Part One)

This is the first part of a two part series exploring violence in schools. Part One focuses on violence against principa...

Family and Domestic Violence Leave 2018

From an employer point of view, giving staff yet more opportunities to stay away from work by providing more leave entit...

Non-Financial Governance Reporting: What Does a School Board Actually Need to Know to Make Effective Decisions?

This article covers information in the white paper Non-Financial Governance Reporting for Non-Government Schools, prepar...

Inaugural Review of Australia's Model WHS Laws: What do Schools Need to Know?

In just over one week, written submissions will close on the first holistic review of the "harmonised" Work Health and S...