CSA Governance Training

CSA Governance Training

Bring your boards to up-skill them in their critical roles and responsibilities of governance. Your board sets the school's vision, mission, values and goals and this training will ensure that they are operating most effectively and in line with best practice, enabling the school to meet it's mission and the stringent requirements of registration.


Event Information

This in person only event is run over two full days and each day covers different topics. This event follows on from previous training sessions last September, but they are stand alone sessions, as such attending sessions 1 and 2 is NOT a pre-requisite. 

Program Outline

Each day commences at 8.30am and ends at 4.30pm.

Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided for each day. You will be given an option to specify dietary requirements at registration.

An outline of the topics for each day is provided below:

  • Day 1 - The board's role in strategy, Risk oversight, Compliance and Policy Roles of the Board
  • Day 2 - Stakeholder Communication, Board effectiveness, Behaviour and Governance


Dr Darren Iselin

Darren has extensive leadership experience within Christian education in both Australian and international contexts and has served in a wide range of CEO/executive and senior leadership roles within both K-12 schooling and higher education sectors. He is currently Director of Research and Innovation with Christian Schools Australia and also is the Coordinator for the Cardus Education Survey Australia Project. Darren has completed extensive formal study, including doctoral studies through the University of Queensland where his PhD explored “How Principals are cultivating Sustainable School Cultures Within Christian Schools During Changing Times”. Darren’s thesis was awarded the Grassie-Basset prize for best thesis in Educational Administration from The University of Queensland and also won the Research in Educational Leadership Management Award from the Australian Council of Educational Leaders (ACEL).

Qualify for CPD hours

At the conclusion of this event, a certificate of professional learning will be made available to attendees for self-accreditation via your member dashboard. The event will address the following AITSL professional teacher and leadership standards: 

» 7.1 - Meet professional ethics and responsibilities 
» 7.2 - Comply with legislative, administrative and organisational requirements

With Christian Distinctive Focus:

» 7B - Contributes to the development of distinctive Christian practice in the school, profession and community

Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be made in writing to the Event Organiser. Unfortunately, no refunds will be issued after 7 days out from the event. Any cancellations made after this date will be charged the full registration fee. 'No Shows' to the event will be charged the full registration fee. 

The event program is subject to change and we may not be able to provide prior notice.

Please note that registration fees do not include insurance to cover loss of any fees/deposit through cancellation of your participation in the event or through cancellation of the event itself.

A full refund will be issued if the event is cancelled by the organiser (CSA) due to COVID-19 restrictions or any other reasons out of the organisers control.

COVID-safe Information

We are committed to the health and safety of our member community and are following government guidelines regarding the spread of COVID-19. 

Learn more about how we are keeping you safe at CSA events.

Friday, 15 September 2023 to
Saturday, 16 September 2023
8.30AM - 4:30PM
$500 plus GST
SCEA Training Room
1 Padbury Tce
Midland WA 6056
6 per day
Members only event

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