Key Themes and Ideas

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In addition, apart from having a clear rationale in ‘plain English’ for the change to incorporate, confusion often arises from a lack of understanding of key terms and legal processes. For example, in the Sydney experience the Board of Trustees for Sydney Catholic Schools (the Trust Board) was confused with the Trustees for the Roman Catholic Church – Archdiocese of Sydney (i.e. the property trust). Similarly, the senior SCS management staff were historically referred to as ‘Directors’ a title that in corporate language is reserved for the ‘Directors’ of the Board.


Spending time to clarify the terminology that underpins major governance processes is also important.