Conference Abstracts

Conference Day 1: Wednesday, 4 October 2017

Teacher Liability in Negligence for Mandatory Reporting Failures Hannah McConaghy, Iona College, QLD

The Need for an Understanding of Education Law Principles by School Principals Assoc. Prof. Karen Trimmer, University of Southern Queensland

Trigger Warnings and Safe Spaces in Higher Education: Keeping Students ‘Safe’ or Suppressing Free Speech Charles J. Russo, University of Dayton USA and Paul Babie, University of Adelaide, SA a

Victorian Child Safe Standards: What do they look like? Is there still work to do? Kevin Moloney, Loreto Mandeville Hall, VIC and Nick Duggal, Moray & Agnew Lawyers, VIC

When One Size Policy Does Not Fit All. Safe Guarding the Wellbeing of Online Teaching Staff Jeni Fountain, Toi Ohomai Institute of Technology, NZ

Here a vet. There a Vet. Everywhere a Police Vet Education Vetting in New Zealand Rob Gold, New Zealand School Trusetees Association

Can you Expel a Family? Dealing with Agressive Parents in the SA Government Education Sector Hannah Szakacs, Department for Education and Child Development, NZ

Safe From Whom? - Criminal Conviction, Fitness to Teach and the Public Interest Kristen Wischer, Independent Education Union, VIC

The Excursion Management Problem - Balancing Legal Risks and Practical Realities. What is the solution? Craig D'cruz, CompliSpace, WA

Schools as Havens: Safe from Discrimination Maree O'Halloran, NEW Law, NSW

The Paradigm Shift Required to Achieve Safety in Schools Michelle Scobie and Paul Davis, Integroe Partners NSW

Luck or Providence? Research Findings on how Principals Ensure the Legal Safety of their Schools Allison Trimble, University of Tasmania

Guidance for Classroom Teachers Trying to Safely Make Adjustments for Students with Disabilities Dr Shiralee Poed, University of Melbourne, VIC


Conference Day 2: Thursday, 5 October 2017

Safer Engagement with Social Media: Issues for Schools, Staff and Students Dan Brush, UBT, NSW and Kristen Lopes, Colin Biggers & Paisley Lawyers, NSW

How Safe is Too Safe? Understanding the Social Utility of Risk Dr Francine Rochford, La Trobe University, VIC

The Challenge and Benefits of Creating and Nurturing a Positive Culture of Safety, Practice and Compliance Tony Houey, ANZELA SA

Towards Inclusive Schools: The Impact of the DDA and DSE on Inclusion, Participation and Exclusion Dr Roselyn Dixon, University of Wollongong

Safe for Whom? - Religious School Employers, Employees and Discrimination Exemptions: is it possible to protect both? Andrew Knott, Holding Redlich

Keeping Students, Staff and Schools Safe from Bullying Nathan Croot, Emil Ford Lawyers, NSW

Prevention is Better Than Cure: Selection of Dispute Resolution Processes in Education Virginia Goldblatt, Massey University, NZ

Safety at School for the Transgender Student David Ford, Emil Ford Lawyers, NSW

Teachers working in the era of risk management - An investigation into the relationship between knowledge of education law and teacher self-efficacy Rachel Pepper, Redlands College QLD and UTS Faculty of Law NSW

Fake news! Is your Reputation Safe? Edmund Burke, Holding Redlich, QLD

Providing a Safe Educational Environment Protected by Law: Experiences from the Netherlands Prof Dr Pieter Huisman

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