The Educator - The Beginning and End of Responsibility

by Alex Kohn
20 October 2016

Under the law of negligence, school principals have a duty of care to take reasonable steps to prevent a foreseeable risk of injury to students. And if that duty is breached, a student may be entitled to legal compensation for loss or damage arising from the negligent act or omission. But how well do principals appreciate the extent of that duty of care?

Alex Kohn discusses the scope of that duty in The Educator's latest issue. Click on the PDF link below to read the interview. 

To hear about this topic and learn more about your legal obligations, attend the Education Law for School Principals Masterclass, proudly supported by The Educator. The event will beheld at The Mercure, Sydney, on 27 October.

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Read the interview.