Drugs, Weapons and Illegal Activity: Rights, Responsibilities and Regulations

With police called to schools in one state in Australia almost 20,000 times in the last year, it’s now more important than ever to know your schools’ rights and responsibilities when confronted with drugs, weapons or illegal activity. Know how to navigate the challenging terrain of discovering child exploitation material, unravel the intricacies of inappropriate teacher-student relationships from a criminal perspective, and understand the school's authority in conducting searches and seizing property.

Wednesday, 4 September 2024
Early Bird Discount ends 2 Aug 2024 $112.00
Description

Teachers attending earn 1 Professional Development Hour (NSW, VIC) / CPD Point (QLD, WA, SA)
Lawyers attending earn 1 CPD unit in Substantive Law

This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

1.00pm to 2.00pm Drugs, Weapons and Illegal Activity: Rights, Responsibilities and Regulations
  • Handling the discovery of child exploitation material in the possession of staff: what are my legal obligations?
  • Inappropriate teacher-student relationships: what do I need to consider from a criminal perspective?
  • Understanding a school's authority in conducting searches and seizing property
  • How to handle suspected staff substance abuse issues at work
  • Drug possession vs trafficking: what to do when students (or teachers) are suspected of dealing drugs on campus
  • Bytes and breaches: what to consider when school IT resources are used to commit computer crimes

Presented by Aleksandra Golat, Senior Associate, HWL Ebsworth; Employment and Workplace Relations

Chair

Henry Grossek, Principal, Berwick Lodge Primary School

Presenters


Aleksandra Golat, Senior Associate, HWL Ebsworth


Henry Grossek, Principal, Berwick Lodge PrimarySchool
Henry Grossek is the founding principal of Berwick Lodge Primary School, having opened the school in 1990. During his 50-year career with the Victorian Department of Education he has taught in both metropolitan and regional schools and has been a principal for the past 34 years. Henry has also tutored post graduate students at Deakin University in Master of Educational Administration programs. During his career in teaching, he has served on various educational bodies including Regional Boards of Education, chairing several Standing Committees. Under Henry's leadership, Berwick Lodge P.S in 2001 became the first and only government school in Australia to receive ISO 9001 Certification. Henry is the author of 'Game On: Building the Education Revolution', has a regular educational column, 'Grossek's View' in Themes Education magazine, hosts a popular podcast, Viewpoints and weekly current affairs program, 'Viewpoints' on Casey Radio 97.7FM.




This seminar is part of a series

School Law: Drugs, Data Breaches, Medical Conditions, Hazards & Boundaries

Is your school teetering on the brink of legal disaster? Confront the truths of non-compliance of legal requirements in the education environment head on with this 5-part series. From overlooked duty of care obligations to privacy violations to problems with drugs and weapons; ensure you’re across the vulnerabilities and liabilities that risk jeopardising your school. Ensure your school can withstand the next legal horror story to emerge and seize this opportunity for legal resilience.

Description

Teachers attending the entire series earn 5 Professional Development Hours (NSW, VIC) / CPD Points (QLD, WA, SA)
Lawyers attending the entire series earn 5 CPD units in Substantive Law

This program is applicable to practitioners from all States & Territories

If you register for the full series as a live online product after the date of an individual session, you will be sent the recording for the sessions that have passed. Alternatively, you can register for individual sessions by following the links below.

 

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Drugs, Weapons and Illegal Activity: Rights, Responsibilities and Regulations

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Wednesday, 04 September 2024
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