The Bulletin 25 October 2018 Term 4 - Issue 4

Thursday, 25 October, 2018
Term: 
4
Issue: 
4

AISWA Professional Learning and other educational events, news and information

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Business and Education Working Together | Thursday, 22 November 2018

Join the Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA (CCIWA) and the WA Secondary School Executives Association (WASSEA) as Principals, business and industry come together to discuss the Future of Work and the skills required to stay ahead of the pack. Globalisation, digital technology, changing social values and workforce expectations, are changing business models and changing the workplace. Employees and businesses are adjusting and altering the way they work. For more information and to register please click Here 

Employment Opportunity – Principal Consultant Alcohol and Drug Awareness (Department of Education)

The Statewide Services Division is seeking to recruit a highly motivated and committed Principal Consultant – Alcohol and Drug Awareness in the Road Safety and Drug Education Branch. The Principal Consultant – Alcohol and Drug Awareness will lead, develop, implement and monitor alcohol and drug awareness programs and resources. For more information please click Here

Employment Opportunity- Principal Consultant - Road Safety and Drug Education

The Statewide Services Division is seeking to recruit a highly motivated and committed Principal Consultant – Road Safety, in the Road Safety and Drug Education Branch. The Principal Consultant – Road Safety will lead, develop, implement and monitor road safety programs and resources.  For more information please click Here 

WACTF Challenge for secondary students

WACTF (WA Capture the Flag) is an on-premise cyber-security challenge aimed at high-school students through to those starting out in the information security field in Perth. Now in its second year, WACTF has been built by cyber-security practitioners from across Perth to provide those wanting to get into the cyber-security industry with an opportunity to test themselves against real-world challenges as individuals or in small teams. For more information please click Here

New ABC Kids podcasts: Animal Sound Safari and Fierce Girls

Animal Sound Safari is a new podcast aimed at 5-10 year-olds and their parents, and explores the weird and wacky histories we humans have with animals. Animal Sound Safari takes your ears around the world to explore the weird and wacky histories we humans have with animals. From camel beauty queens in Saudi Arabia to cooked roosters who save lives in Portugal. For more information please click Here 
Fierce Girls is a podcast aimed at girls 7-11 and their parents. It’s a show that tells the extraordinary stories of Australian women, told by other amazing ones. For more information please click Here 

Curtin Speech Pathology student placements 2019 

Curtin University offers a partnership program where Primary Schools in WA host Speech Pathology students, supervised by a qualified Speech Pathologist. The partnership and service delivery model is designed to facilitate optimal educational outcomes for current and future students in primary school. Students work collaboratively with teachers to deliver a combination of whole class, small group and individual therapy services. For more information please click Here
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WAIER Research Seminar | Who is missing out and what are they missing? | Wednesday 31 October 2018

This presentation addresses several questions about the nature of the association between higher absences and lower achievement outcomes. Does the relationship depend on the type of absence? Are absences more problematic for some students than others? How do the socioeconomic characteristics of students and schools affect these patterns?  For more information, please click Here

Speak Up Award 2019

The Speak Up Award, an interschool public speaking competition for Years 4, 5 and 6 students sponsored by the Grand Lodge of WA Freemasons. Please find attached a letter concerning Speak Up 2018, its success and a hope that schools will consider joining the competition next year. For speak, up early advise for 2019 please click Here