The Bulletin 1 November 2018 Term 4 - Issue 5

Thursday, 1 November, 2018

AISWA Professional Learning and other educational events, news and information

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Rights of WA children and young people

All children have the right to be safe, healthy, happy and learning. Everyone has a responsibility, including family, carers, the broader community and children and young people, to work together to deliver these rights. In making sure these rights are upheld, the Commissioner must give special consideration to those children who are Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, or vulnerable or disadvantaged for any reason. For more information please click Here 

Scribblers Festival - opportunities for student extension - Young Adult Collective | Applications are open now and close Friday 23 November!

Scribblers Festival is a Literature and Arts Festival for Young People brought to you by cultural non-profit FORM with the Town of Claremont. From 8-12 May 2019, Scribblers Festival will bring authors and illustrators from all over the world to celebrate storytelling, writing, illustration, and creativity with Western Australian students, teachers, and children of all ages. The YA Collective is a brand new initiative that dedicates a day for teenagers to talk about the books and topics that are relevant to them. Scribblers Festival is on the hunt for energetic curators to help them shape this day.  for more information, please click Here

Making Space for Science 

Grants between $2,000 and $20,000 are available to Australian schools and community organisations, encouraging practical skills, creativity, and entrepreneurial thinking. Minister for Industry, Science and Technology Karen Andrews announced applications for the Coalition Government's Maker Projects grants will open on Thursday 8 November.
For more information please click Here

Exploring Creativity for the Teacher as Writer plus A workshop on Metaphor | Monday, 5 November 2018

Please join the Murdoch School of Education for a FREE seminar and workshop presented by Kevin Price, PhD researcher in creative writing and education at Murdoch University.
In an effective writing pedagogy, the learning writer and the teacher-as writer team up to produce new experiences for learners, developing skills, understanding and knowledge as a shared, yet individual, resource for both learner and teacher. For more information, please click Here