The Bulletin 22 March 2018 Term 1 - Issue 9

Thursday, 22 March, 2018

AISWA Professional Learning and other educational events, news and information

Featured AISWA Professional Learning
Date Event Title Code
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 28 2018
The STEM in Practice program: One-Day workshop (Repeat)
  • STEM
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 4 2018
On-Entry – What’s Next?
  • Early Childhood
Apr 9 2018
Aspiring Leaders
  • Leadership
  • Part 1 9th Apr 2018
  • Part 2 26th Jun 2018
  • Part 3 12th Sep 2018
Apr 11 2018
Primary Connections Teacher Course
  • Science
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
Programming and Assessment with the WA Curriculum, English 1400
  • English
Apr 20 2018
HALT Certification Portfolio Development Session
  • Leadership
Apr 23 2018
Sharp Reading: ADVANCED Comprehension (Prerequisite: Comprehension Strategy Instruction)
  • Literacy
Apr 24 2018
Sharp Reading: Struggling Older Readers
  • Literacy

Sir John Jones Seminar | Thursday 5 April, 2018 | Closing Date for Registrations: Friday 24th of March 2018

Spots filling fast, don’t miss your chance to hear from highly sought after and world-renowned speaker, Sir John Jones!
In this full day workshop at the Scarborough Rendezvous Hotel, he  will explore a ground-breaking set of forward thinking methodologies.
These will include: 
 - An in depth analysis of the current changing world
 - The demands such ongoing global adjustments will result in ​
 - The impact they will have in the greater scheme of things for young people’s learning​
For more information and to register please click HERE

2018 WAIER Early Career Award | Closing Date for Applications: Friday 29 June 2018

The aim of this award is to recognise excellence early in an academic/research career and to encourage continuing contributions to research.The award is an incentive as well as an acknowledgment of early success and it is hoped that the person receiving the award would proceed to complete further research of excellent quality.
For more information please Click here

South West Science Teacher’s School Development Day | Location: Newton Moore Senior High School, Bunbury | Monday 30th April 2018.

The event is opened with Key Note Speaker,  previous winner of Young Scientist of the Year, Dr Tristan Clemons, who is a Bio Nana researcher. The remaining workshops  expose and up skill teachers in a variety of fields including:university career pathways,WA Judging Standards,explicit teaching methodology, STEM initiatives, chemistry physics and lower school science and aquaculture.
For more information please click on the attached Program and Registration details.30th April Science Agenda Newton Moore SHS.docx
South West Secondary Science School Development Day.docx

Creative Writing PD Masterclass is on again

ATAR English teachers are invited to participate in a 2-day intensive Masterclass at Murdoch University presented by the Born Storytellers. The Masterclass combines theory and practical experience, in teaching Creative Writing to equip ATAR students, with the knowledge and skills required for effective WACE composition performance.You will attend a series of workshops specific to the ATAR curriculum requirements to help you better prepare students to meet the composition demands of the WACE. 
For more details and registration please see the website

Australian Association of Special Education Inc. WA Chapter

ABLEWA supports teachers to assess students on the basis of their abilities and provides explicit guidance material and resources that will support teachers to effectively plan and teach students based on their individual learning needs. ABLEWA Stages A to D curriculum is located within ‘P-10 Curriculum’ of the Western Australian Curriculum and Assessment Outline.
For more information and registration form please Click here

Aussie of the Month

Aussie of the Month is a FREE primary school recognition program which has been in operation in Western Australia for over twenty years and currently recognises over 11,000 children.  The program is now being delivered nationally under the auspices of the National Australia Day Council Network, the same network that delivers the prestigious Australian of the Year Awards and is aimed at inspiring and recognising outstanding active citizenship in our primary school communities. 
For more information and to register your school at any time to receive certificates, lapel badges and recipient gift packs, please visit or email us at