Tag: Governance

Notification of Committee vacancy

12 April, 2018

Notification of Committee vacancy (Notice served 28 March 2018 – amended) Three vacancies have arisen on the Management Committee, following the recent resignation of Cathy Nell and the resignation of Hugh Dixon who has taken up the position of Public Officer. We thank Cathy for her years of service to Missing School, and we wish […]

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Reforms needed to better engage school students – EducationHQ Australia

17 July, 2017

Mitchell Institute at Victoria University (VU) has released an alarming report about the costs that arise from having too many young people not effectively engaged with the education system. Counting the costs of lost opportunity in Australian education finds that for the 2014 group of 24- year-olds who weren’t earning or learning and remain that […]

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Commonwealth department of education report

15 March, 2017

MissingSchool participated in guiding and reviewing Australian-first Commonwealth government research on school connection for seriously sick kids through consultation on the ARACY Project Advisory Group (PAG) and as a critical friend. MissingSchool also provided ARACY with access to our evaluation work on a Theory of Change and a governance and policy hierarchy for systems change […]

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A Theory of Change Map for MissingSchool

1 February, 2017

In June, 2016, MissingSchool commenced the development of its Theory of Change for the problem of school connection for seriously sick kids, and in late 2016, MissingSchool articulated a systems governance framework/policy hierarchy to support the mapping process. The governance framework covers education, health and family perspectives through legislation, principles of law, policy, standards, measurement, […]

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