Govt goes hi-tech to catch dodgy schools
For the first time, the government will use hi-tech software to track school spending and flag unusual transactions.
The Educator Weekend Wrap: Top school refutes ‘church takeover’ claims, govt probes Safe Schools
Making news this week, a top school responds to ‘incorrect’ claims, Safe Schools is investigated and principals float a plan to prevent burnout.
Expectations ‘out of step’ with workload, warn principals
The rate of change in school autonomy and performance expectations is out of step with the administrative burden being placed on school heads, warn principals.
Principals float ‘quick solution’ to end burnout crisis
While a lot has been said about the problems facing principals, there is a possible solution that deserves serious consideration, principals tell The Educator.
Dealing with parental complaints: a best practice guide
While all schools have guidelines to deal with parental complaints, how should principals respond to the ‘grey areas’?
Is a nationwide principal shortage looming?
As older principals retire, a new study shows their deputies are reluctant to take up the job due to the workloads, stress and burnout it can bring.