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.
Education Department cracks down on principals’ conduct
The Victorian Education Department will soon be deploying integrity committees across the state as part of a crackdown on misconduct among senior school staff.
Principals get mediators to help with complex disputes
Principals will soon get a helping hand in the form of independent mediators who will help them resolve parental disputes in their schools.
Schools can’t ‘lock down’ social media, but….
The Educator investigates what is being done by principals to combat the recurring problem of social media-based threats against their schools.
Weekend wrap: New laws touted after principals bashed, ‘resistant’ schools and a suspended staffer
Making news this week, principals tout new laws to protect against assaults, a Google exec explains why schools must change and a female staffer gets suspended.
New laws touted after principals bashed, threatened
Mandatory jail terms for people who assault police should extend to those who assault principals, Australian Principals Federation (APF) national president, Ron Bamford, tells The Educator.