Webinar Series: Excursion Risk Management

What school leaders and teachers need to know about managing excursion risk.

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Webinar Series

Webinar 1: School Excursions, a Risky but Essential Business

Webinar 2: The Issues and Complexity of Managing Excursion Risk

Webinar 3: How is Your School Currently Managing Its Excursion Process?

Webinar 4: What does ‘Best Practice’ Excursion Risk Management look like?

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Excursion Risk Webinar Recordings Available Now

The following webinar recordings are available now. Simply complete the form at the bottom of this page to access recordings immediately.

Webinar 1: School Excursions, a Risky but Essential Business

This 80-minute webinar provides an introduction to excursion risk management. Presented by three former school leaders and school compliance experts, you’ll learn:

  • Context: the issues and complexity of managing excursion risk
  • The Excursion Cycle: how is your school currently managing each part of the excursion process?
  • What does ‘best practice’ excursion risk management look like?

Webinar 2: The Issues and Complexity of Managing Excursion Risk

  • Taking control of excursion risk in your school
  • Research into outdoor education and excursions risks and fatalities including overseas excursions.
  • A review of some case law and Coroners inquests
  • The International Risk Management Standard and Excursion Risk Assessment
  • Non Delegable duty of care
  • Effective parental permission
  • External contractors and indemnity and insurance issues

Webinar 3: How is Your School Currently Managing Its Excursion Process?

  • Provide an overview of the Excursion Management Cycle
  • Outline the key phases within the Excursion Management Cycle
  • Identify key considerations for school leaders to consider at each stage of the Excursion Management Cycle
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Each of the presenters in the Webinar 1 provides an in-depth look at the topics introduced in the first webinar.

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What does ‘Best Practice’ Excursion Risk Management look like?

Presenter: Ian Hird
Date: 12 June, 2020
Time: 1:00-2:00
Registration LinkClick here to register yourself or copy this link to share with others: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/2338165758917976591

PD: 1 hour of PD provided for those who attend the live webinar in full.

About the Presenters

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IMG_1022Jonathan Oliver | Jonathan is a Senior Governance Risk and Compliance Consultant working with CompliSpace school clients. He has more than 10 years’ experience in the school sector as a teacher, compliance and legal adviser and more recently as a Business Manager. Jonathan has been a solicitor for nearly 30 years and worked in both private practice and community legal centres. 

CraigCraig D'cruz | Craig is the National Education Lead at CompliSpace. He began his education career in 1983 and has taught in a number of non-government schools including Catholic, PSA, Anglican and Greek Orthodox schools. He spent 22 years as a Deputy Principal and Principal and five years as the Industrial Officer at the Association of Independent Schools of WA.

DeanneDeanne Cannizzaro | Deanne is a Project Manager/Consultant for School Compliance in Melbourne. Deanne has a varied education-based background which includes 7 years teaching in the UK and independent boys’ education in Melbourne. Her most recent senior leadership position was as Director of Programs and Activities where her portfolio consisted of areas such as co-curricular programming (e.g. sport and music) as well as excursions and Outdoor Education. 

Ian HirdIan Hird | Ian joined CompliSpace after implementing PolicyPlus, CompliLearn and Assurance at a school where he was Deputy Principal/Head of Secondary School. His career in education has included roles in teaching (English and History), Boarding, Head of Faculty, Enrolments and Marketing, Director of Curriculum, and Deputy.



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