The Bulletin 24 March 2022 Term 1 - Issue 9

Thursday, 24 March, 2022

AISWA Professional Learning and other educational events, news, and information.

Featured AISWA Professional Learning

Premier's Science Awards and Science Hall of Fame Promotional toolkit

The Premier's Science Awards recognise and celebrate the research, study and engagement achievements of the Western Australian science community across all fields of science, including natural, medical, applied and technological science, engineering and mathematics. Further information can be found on the Premier’s Science Awards and WA Science Hall of Fame web pages. 

Support available from the eSafety Commissioner for managing critical online safety incidents.

eSafety can help when children are being cyberbullied, or when harmful content about them is not removed after they have reported it to a platform. We can also assist to remove intimate images of young people (known as image-based abuse) that have been shared on platforms without their consent. For more information please click Here 

Copyright for Educators Webinar

Run by Smartcopying this useful webinar series provides teachers with a comprehensive understanding of copyright in the education sector.

Topics covered include:

  • basic introduction to copyright
  • what schools and TAFEs are allowed to do under the various education licences
  • free education use exceptions – flexible dealing, exam copying, performing and communicating works in the classroom and disability access exceptions
  • guidelines for schools and TAFEs about teaching students online
  • using Netflix, YouTube and audiobooks in class, including virtual classes
  • finding and using ‘Creative Commons’ licensed material and ‘Open Education Resources’
  • livestreaming of music performances/concerts

The March session has already sold out so sign up now for this webinar in April, May or June.

Attention HASS Teachers and Citizenship Educators.

High Resolves provides resources for schools to support the teaching of citizenship education. They offer AISWA members a free 6-month trial for Symphony, the digital library of interactive learning experiences on citizenship and 21st-century skills, and a 12-month licence to host a Videos for Change in-school competition.

Both offers are subsidised through Federal Government Funding and limited to the first 100 schools to register and are available until 31 March. Click here to register. Contact if you have any questions.

Legal Aid WA Law Week Video Challenge

Law Week in Australia is dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of the law. It promotes legal education for the wider community, and how you can get access to legal services and advice.
To celebrate Law Week 2022 (16 - 20 May), Legal Aid WA invites students across WA primary and high schools to participate in its Law Week Video Challenge!  For more information please, click Here 


2022 Pacific BRIDGE School Partnership Programs

Applications for the 2022 Pacific BRIDGE School Partnership Programs are now open until 31 March. 

The BRIDGE program has been supporting schools in Australia for over a decade to strengthen school communities through education and international school partnerships across more than 20 countries in the Asia-Pacific. The program is partly funded by the Australian Government through the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade and will be delivered in adherence with Australian Government policies regarding COVID-19. Listen to the success stories of the BRIDGE program here. Email or call +61 3 8344 4800 if you have any questions.