The Bulletin 2 May 2019 Term 2 - Issue 1

Thursday, 2 May, 2019
Term: 
2
Issue: 
1

AISWA Professional Learning and other educational events, news and information

Latest AISWA News: 
Featured AISWA Professional Learning: 
DateEvent TitleCode
May 6 2019
Secondary English Networking Day (English and Literature ATAR)
  • English
12228
May 7 2019
Safeguarding student data: the interplay between legal, technical and moral obligations
  • ICT Skills and Integration
  • Technologies
12201
May 8 2019
Mental Health First Aid for Non Suicidal Self-Injury
  • Psychology and Wellbeing
12241
May 9 2019
The STEM in Practice Program: One Day Workshop
  • Science
  • STEM
  • Technologies
12020
May 10 2019
Microsoft Office 365 Academy: OneNote Class Notebook
  • ICT Skills and Integration
  • STEM
12097
May 14 2019
Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Training
  • Psychology and Wellbeing
  • Part 1 14th May 2019
  • Part 2 15th May 2019
12181
May 14 2019
Youth Mental Health First Aid Refresher
  • Psychology and Wellbeing
12242
May 15 2019
Women in Educational Leadership Network Meeting
  • Leadership
12253
May 16 2019
Microsoft 365 Academy: Using Teams to Advantage: For Leaders #2
  • ICT Skills and Integration
  • Leadership
12099
May 23 2019
Youth Mental Health First Aid
  • Psychology and Wellbeing
  • Part 1 23rd May 2019
  • Part 2 30th May 2019
12225
May 24 2019
Dance Network Day
  • The Arts
12223
May 27 2019
AISWA HoD Maths Network Meeting - TERM 2
  • Mathematics
12076
Jun 10 2019
Hard Conversations Unpacked
  • Leadership
12175
Jun 11 2019
Being Generationally Savvy: Working Effectively with all Generations
  • Leadership
12176
Jun 12 2019
Swimming in the Deep End - What Does It Take?
  • Leadership
12177
Jun 24 2019
Taxation and Payroll Seminar
  • Administration
12163
Jun 26 2019
The Mind of the Leader Master Class
  • Leadership
12256
Aug 3 2019
The Aspiring Women Leaders Conference 2019
  • Leadership
12167

The Children’s Book Council of Australia WA Branch (Inc.) 2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Judges Talks  | Sun 5 May and Sun 30 June

CBCA Judges Anne-Marie Strother (Older Readers)  and Felicia Harris (Younger Readers), discuss the 2019 CBCA Book of the Year Awards Short List. For more information please click Here

Day for Daniel 2019 | Friday 25th October

The 15th annual Day for Daniel will be held on Friday October 25th.It endeavours to raise awareness of child safety, protection and harm prevention. It is about educating children through child safety and protection initiatives and helping empower our children to ‘Recognise, React and Report,’ if they feel something is not right.
For more information, please click Here 

EOI for Diabetes in Schools Program Expert Advisory Groups

Diabetes Australia is calling for Expressions of Interest for nominees to join one of two expert advisory groups to support the development and implementation of the Diabetes in Schools program. The Diabetes in Schools Program aims to ensure that children with type 1 diabetes are better supported in managing their condition while at school.
Diabetes Australia wishes to create two advisory groups to guide the development of key program resources.
1.PRINCIPALS ADVISORY GROUP – FOR SCHOOL PRINCIPALS
2.PROGRAM ADVISORY GROUP – FOR PROGRAM CONSUMERS (PARENTS & CARERS, TEACHERS, TEACHERS’ AIDES, SCHOOL STAFF, SCHOOL NURSES, CDEs).

Please see attached Expression of Interest and Terms of Reference documents which outline further details about the advisory group and the application process.
Principals Advisory Committee Expression of Interest
Principals Advisory Committee Terms of Reference Final.
Program Advisory Committee Expression of Interest
Program Advisory CommitteeTerms of Reference

Gandel Holocaust Studies Program for Australian Educators (December 2019 - January 2020) scholarship program now open |  The closing date for applications is COB Friday 21 June 2019.

The objective of the Gandel Holocaust Studies Program is to form an active and organized network of Australian educators committed to teaching about the Holocaust and its universal implications, using an interdisciplinary and age-appropriate approach. They are seeking applications from active and qualified secondary school teachers for the 2019-2020 intake. This is a fully funded graduate program and teachers of any subject or discipline can apply as long as they are teaching or intend teaching the subject of the Holocaust. The intensive 18 day program in Israel will run from 29 December 2019  – 15 January 2020. Late applications will not be accepted.
For further information, or to apply, please click  Here 

Review of the Melbourne Declaration on Education Goals for Young Australians

The COAG Education Council has called for submissions for the Review of the Melbourne Declaration. The submissions are due on the 14 June 2019. Details of the discussion paper and how to make a submission can be found at: https://www.reviewmelbournedeclaration.edu.au/

Teaching in an Independent School Seminar |Tuesday, 30 July 6.00-8.30 pm| Wesley College, South Perth

Principals and Teachers (new and experienced) Required

AISWA is seeking teachers and principals to speak and share their experiences with approximately 120 graduating students and teachers who are interested in teaching in the Independent sector.  This seminar aims to provide a comprehensive insight into what makes working in an Independent School such a unique and rewarding employment and career opportunity. Please register your interest  in sharing your experiences by clicking Here 

Regional Intimate Images / Victims of Crime Forums

Message to Schools: 
Following the introduction of the new intimate image laws, within the Criminal Law Amendment (Intimate Images) Act 2018 (WA) on 15 April 2019, the Office of the Commissioner for Victims of Crime will be running a series of regional public forums to raise awareness around the new intimate image laws and to give parents and other community members the opportunity to ask questions of the A/Commissioner on this and/or other victim related topics. 
The forums are for one hour duration from 4.00pm to 5.00pm at each location.  No booking is required. For more information please phone 9264 9877 or cvoc@justice.wa.gov.au  The locations, dates and venues for these forums are described below:

Location

Forum Date

Venue

Bunbury

8/05/2019

Bunbury Trotting Club

Kalgoorlie

16/05/2019

The Gold Arts Centre

Geraldton

30/05/2019

Geraldton Multipurpose Centre

Mandurah

5/06/2019

Mandurah Performing Arts Centre

Hedland

11/06/2019

Wanangkura Stadium

Albany

27/06/2019

Albany Public Library

Schools will recall earlier notification from AISWA (via the AISWA Bulletin and the Registration and Compliance Focus Newsletter, March 2019 edition), about the introduction of these new laws and the opportunity to access the services of R U Legal (particularly for metropolitan based schools).  Further information on this topic is available via the Intimate Image Laws FAQ document contained within this notice. Please Here