COVID-19 – May 2020 Updates for Schools

26 May – Information to assist schools in responding to any ‘outbreak’ is available here or as a download below.

23 May – our Keeping Schools Safe document has been further updated to note changes in workers compensation requirements and public health orders.

20 May – our Keeping Schools Safe document has been updated to respond to concerns about the safety of older students.

16 May – details of the flexibility around Semester One reporting for 2020 in our Briefing.

14 May – the Government has announced a Special Hygiene Assistance Payment as outlined in our Briefing.

12 May – Updated resources for CSA member schools and SRS Participants on Educational Delivery in Term Two – with all Government school systems now having plans to “re-open”.

8 May – New resources from the ATO for independent schools about the JobKeeper payments added to our Briefing

7 May –  FURTHER UPDATED information on the eligibility of schools for the JobKeeper payments in our Briefing.

7 May – further updated resources for CSA member schools and SRS Participants on Educational Delivery in Term Two and Keeping Schools Safe (also available below).

5 May –  Updated information on the eligibility of schools for the JobKeeper payments in our Briefing.

5 May – Details of the COVIDSafe app safeguards, and their implications for Christian schools, are outlined here.

1 May – Questions and answers from the CSA Coronavirus (COVID-19) School Leaders Videoconference held 28 April 2020 are available here, along with the presentation here.

1 May – the  Early Childhood Education and Care Relief Package- Exceptional Circumstance Supplementary Payment, process has been FURTHER updated for ELCs associated with independent schools, details in our Briefing.

1 May – Updated details on the Commonwealth’s offer to bring forward the July instalment of recurrent funding, details here

1 May – the AHPPC has released a  statement on risk management for re-opening boarding schools and school-based residential colleges, see here.

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