It’s not just physically threatening conduct which can land parents in hot water. Their behaviour online, including social media channels, may also find them facing legal action.
Principals face a range of legal risks that threaten their schools with financial and reputational damage. In part two of a two-part series, the experts reveal a few of the risks they need to watch out for.
Australian society is becoming increasingly litigious – and that includes the education sector. In the first of a two-part series, The Educator outlines the potential legal risks to be aware of.
A Melbourne school has taken legal action against parents who bullied its teachers online in what one cyber safety expert says is an increasingly common scenario.
Making news this week, a lawyer outlines social media risks for students, we explore solutions to schools’ ‘digital divide’ and principals demand more information about domestic violence.
More needs to be done to help students understand the legal ramifications of what they post online, Alex Kohn from Makinson d’Apice lawyers tells The Educator.