The Bulletin 15 March 2018 Term 1 - Issue 8

Thursday, 15 March, 2018

AISWA Professional Learning and other educational events, news and information

Featured AISWA Professional Learning
Date Event Title Code
Mar 20 2018
Introduction to Gifted Education
  • Inclusive Education
Mar 27 2018
AISWA Website School Admin Workshop 2018 Great Southern Session (Albany) 27/03/2018
  • Human Resources
  • ICT Skills and Integration
  • IT/Network Administration
Mar 29 2018
AISWA Website School Admin Workshop 2018 South West (Bunbury) Session 29/03/2018
  • Human Resources
  • ICT Skills and Integration
  • IT/Network Administration
Apr 9 2018
Aspiring Leaders
  • Leadership
  • Part 1 9th Apr 2018
  • Part 2 26th Jun 2018
  • Part 3 12th Sep 2018
Apr 18 2018
Developing your Portfolio of Evidence for Full Registration
  • Leadership
Apr 18 2018
Leading with Calmness, Clarity and Focus
  • Leadership
  • Part 1 18th Apr 2018
  • Part 2 8th May - 9th May 2018
  • Part 3 15th May - 16th May 2018
  • Part 4 22nd May - 23rd May 2018
  • Part 5 29th May - 30th May 2018
  • Part 6 6th Jun - 7th Jun 2018
  • Part 7 12th Jun - 13th Jun 2018
  • Part 8 19th Jun - 20th Jun 2018
  • Part 9 27th Jun - 28th Jun 2018
  • Part 10 10th Jul - 11th Jul 2018
  • Part 11 8th Aug - 9th Aug 2018
Apr 20 2018
HALT Certification Portfolio Development Session
  • Leadership

2018 Great Book Swap program launched!

The Great Book Swap is a fantastic way to celebrate reading locally, and raise much-needed funds for remote communities. Schools, workplaces, libraries, universities, book clubs and all kinds of organisations can host one. The idea is to swap a favourite book in exchange for a gold coin donation.  There is an easy, online sign up process where you can access a host of fantastic new resources and your own fundraising page. Register to hold a swap on Indigenous Literacy Day, Wednesday 5 September! 
For more information and to register please click on the link

WAIER 2018 Research Seminar Program

The Western Australian Institute for Educational Research (WAIER) is proud to present its first of a series of Research Seminars for 2018 (flyer attached).  The Seminar, which is on the pertinent topic of literacy, is delivered by Dr Paul Gardner, who is a Senior Lecturer in Literacy/English in the School of Education, Curtin University.  All stakeholders of Literacy Education are strongly encouraged to attend. As the Seminar is expected to draw a significant audience, RSVP's are essential.
For more information please Click here

IBBY Quiz Night

The International Board on Books for Young People (IBBY) is a non-profit organization which represents an international network of people from all over the world who are committed to bringing books and children together.
For more information please Click here

An Evening with Leigh Hobbs | Friday,16th March 7-8 pm | Fremantle Library| Fremantle Oval 70 Parry Street, Fremantle Western Australia, 6160

Westbooks and City of Fremantle present an evening with Australian Childrens Laureate 2016/17 (Leigh Hobbs). Leigh will talk about his wonderful life from being an Artist/Graphic designer to Childrens Author.
For more information please Click here

Invitation to free seminars from the Commissioner for Children and Young People WA

The Commissioner's office for Children and Young People, are hosting several FREE seminars across Perth, in the coming weeks that are relevant to people working with, children and young people. The first FREE seminar ‘Understanding vulnerability in children and young people’ will be held on Tuesday 20 March 2018. Colin Pettit who is the Commissioner for Children and Young People WA will be presenting the findings from his recent School and Learning consultation at several seminars across Perth. These seminars are aimed at educators and parents who would like to understand the key factors that influence engagement in school and learning. Bookings are now open:
North metro - Wednesday 21 March
East metro - Tuesday 10 April
South metro - Wednesday 11 April
Further information about these and other events can be found at

Translanguaging in Aboriginal language contexts - Conference May18/19, 2018

This conference is designed to put researchers and teachers together so there can be mutual understanding of Translanguaging as a concept and importantly,what this means in the classroom.
For more information on the conference please Click here