On Friday 19 August, the NSW government released the report and recommendations from the review of BOSTES. Federation notes that while the government has accepted all recommendations, they now have to introduce legislation into parliament in order to implement these recommendations. Once draft legislation is made public then Federation will further develop its approach in response.
In the meantime Federation has developed a set of principles through which the reforms to the BOSTES might be considered. Rather than posing the issues as being approached through the narrow managerialism focus of “modern governance procedures” these principles seek to establish guidelines which place the interest of students and the quality of educational provision at the centre of deliberations.
Ten principles on the reform of BOSTES