CSA School Governance Program Short Course 1

CSA School Governance Program Short Course 1

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.


Event Information

This in-person, members-only event is run over one full day.

The training is tailored to Board Directors and Principals.

This course will be facilitated by Jill Healey & Dr Darren Iselin.

Registration costs include morning tea, lunch, afternoon tea and course materials. You will be given an option to specify dietary requirements at registration.

Program Outline

Please arrive promptly as the day commences at 9am sharp and will conclude at 5pm.

An outline of the topics for the day, covering the CSA School Governance Program Short Course 1, is provided below:

  • Good governance practice
  • Foundations of governance
  • Legal framework
  • Decision making and board processes


Jill Healey

Jill Healey, AM, is a passionate contributor to leadership development at Christian Schools Australia, serving as the Flame and Fuse Facilitator. Jill currently serves on two Christian school boards, is a Board member for Endeavour Ministries, as well as an active member of the Victorian Independent Schools BGA Board. Jill is a champion of Christian women in leadership and specialist education provision in Christian schools. She believes in the power of God to transform lives and bring hope to young people through Christian education.

Dr Darren Iselin

Darren has over 3 decades of 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 CSA and is the Australian Project Coordinator for the Student Flourishing in Australian Christian Schools Research Project with researchers from the Human Flourishing Program at Harvard and Research Schools International. Darren was also the coordinator for the landmark Cardus Education Survey Australia Project.

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 any other reasons out of the organisers control.

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 Areas:

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

Saturday, 14 September 2024
9AM sharp - 5PM
$160 +GST
Sydney Venue TBC
Sydney NSW
6 CPD Hours
Members only event
RSVP by 05-August-2024