A landmark ruling by WorkCover has concluded work-related stress contributed to the suicide of a Melbourne principal in 2014.
A private school left hundreds of thousands of dollars out of pocket as a result of parents’ unpaid fees has turned to debt collectors to recover the money.
Making news this week, principals slam ‘bureaucracy gone mad’, a private school is sued for $600,000 and thousands of teachers go on strike.
Principals warn that they are at crisis point as they struggle with a bureaucratic overload that threatens serious legal implications for both their schools and education departments.
Dealing with the complex nature of over-the-phone bomb threats requires more sophisticated action than installing CCTV and higher fences, say principals.
Anxious parents are harassing teachers by email and SMS and following them to their homes to confront them about their children's homework, a new study shows.