Title

Law for educators : school and university law in Australia

Document Type

Book

Publication details

Jackson, JG & Varnham, S 2007, Law for educators: school and university law in Australia, LexisNexis Butterworths, Chatswood, NSW. ISBN: 9780409321142

Abstract

This book considers the legal issues which relate to both compulsory and higher education in Australia, and also contains some comparative material from other jurisdictions. Contents: 1 Regulation and management of schools -- 2 Regulation and management of universities -- 3 Issues common to schools and universities -- 4 The right to education -- 5 Compulsory and free education -- 6 Home education -- 7 Secular education and religion in schools -- 8 Special education -- 9 Discrimination in education and language rights -- 10 School discipline and restorative practices -- 11 Citizenship in schools -- 12 Education in a safe environment -- 13 Liability for educational outcomes -- 14 Other legal issues affecting schools and universities -- 15 Teachers and schools: employment -- 16 Academics and universities: employment.

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