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Change to 'Standards for registration and review of registration of schools in SA'

2 December 2019

The Education Standards Board has approved new criteria for Standard 1: ‘School Governance’ of the Standards for registration and review of registration of schools in SA

The amendments came into effect on 30 October 2019.

Standard 1 is now:

1.1 The school is established as a body corporate or body politic and its principle purpose is the provision of school education.

1.2 The school is established by individuals who are fit and proper persons.

1.3 The school is financially viable.

1.4 The school (or schools that form part of a system) is governed by a body which collectively has the knowledge, skills and experience to effectively govern the school and which is responsible for … (see the current Standard 1.2 for the list of responsibilities).

1.5 The school has academic governance arrangements to ensure accountability for the satisfactory quality of the nature and content of the education instruction provided.

1.6 The school systemically monitors and informs the school community of its academic and attendance performance in accordance with Commonwealth and South Australian laws.

Updated versions of the standards and evidence guides are now on our website.