The Bulletin 26 September 2019 Term 3 - Issue 11

Thursday, 26 September, 2019

AISWA Website: Please check any uploads/changes made 18-20 September

Dear AISWA Members

On Weds 18th, Thurs 19th and 20th September, interruptions to services on the AISWA website resulted in minor issues with saving changes to data. While no data was lost or corrupted, any changes that were made, or new data uploaded, may not have been saved/accepted on the system during that period.
While impact will have been minimal, members are advised to check any changes made between business hours between 18th and 20th of September to ensure changes have been saved as expected.
Our apologies for the inconvenience.
AISWA Websupport Team


Latest AISWA News: 
Featured AISWA Professional Learning: 
DateEvent TitleCode
Oct 10 2019
PEEL REGION TEACHERS:Mathematics: Effective Differentiation and Assessment - Engaging Students in Early Number and Place Value
  • Mathematics
  • Numeracy
Oct 17 2019
Half Day Legal Seminar
  • Administration
Oct 21 2019
Sharp Reading: ADVANCED Comprehension (Prerequisite: Comprehension Strategy Instruction Stage 3)
  • Literacy
Oct 21 2019
What's new in Microsoft - Term 4
  • ICT Skills and Integration
Oct 23 2019
Productive talk: Fabulous writing (Talk: Essential for good writing) PRIMARY (ALBANY)
  • Literacy
Oct 23 2019
STEM - Beyond the Acronym (AISWA/CEWA P-8 STEM Day)
  • STEM
Oct 23 2019
Sharp Reading: Decoding Strategy Instruction
  • Literacy
Oct 23 2019
Masters of Educational Leadership Information Session
  • Leadership
Oct 24 2019
Productive talk: Fabulous writing (Talk: Essential for good writing) SECONDARY (ALBANY)
  • Literacy
Oct 24 2019
Sharp Reading Comprehension Strategy Instruction
  • Literacy
Oct 28 2019
Primary Leaders Network Meeting (Term 4)
  • Leadership
Oct 30 2019
Introduction to Programming Using Python
  • ICT Skills and Integration
  • Technologies
Oct 31 2019
Secondary English Networking Day (English and Literature ATAR)
  • English
Nov 4 2019
21st Century Learning Design
  • ICT Skills and Integration
  • STEM
  • Technologies
  • Part 1 4th Nov 2019
  • Part 2 5th Nov 2019
Nov 7 2019
Adolescent Engagement and Success
  • Literacy
Nov 11 2019
AISWA HoD Maths Network Meeting - TERM 4
  • Mathematics
Nov 13 2019
Mathematics: Effective Differentiation and Assessment - Engaging Students in Early Number and Place Value K-2
  • Numeracy
Nov 13 2019
Mathematics: Effective Differentiation and Assessment - Engaging Students in Early Number and Place Value 3-6
  • Numeracy
Nov 15 2019
Registration Seminar
  • Governance
  • Leadership
Nov 18 2019
General Human Biology Exploration
  • Science
Jan 20 2020
Masters of Educational Leadership
  • Leadership
  • Part 1 20th Jan 2020
  • Part 2 21st Jan 2020
  • Part 3 22nd Jan 2020
  • Part 4 23rd Jan 2020


Half Day Legal Seminar | 17th October, 9.00-13.00 | Wollaston Conference Centre - Perth

Lavan Legal will conduct a half day workshop on a number of current topics affecting schools.
The workshop will cover the following topics:
     - Religious Freedom and Independent Schools
     - Complying with the new Mandatory Data Breach Requirements
     - Casual conversion obligations under the Modern Awards
For more information and to register please click Here 

Kate Mullin Award 2019

The Kate Mullin Award aims to recognise and celebrate educators from any of the three WA school sectors of education, who demonstrate excellence in the teaching of English to Aboriginal students whose first language may be Aboriginal English, an Aboriginal Language or a creole such as the Kimberley Kriol. The educator can self-nominate or be nominated by a line-manager, colleague, student or community member.
For more information please click Here

STEM – Beyond the Acronym (P-8 AISWA/CEWA STEM Project Day)
23 October, 8.45 – 15.15 | AIM Auditorium - Wembley | $60.00 (including morning tea and lunch: free registration for accepted presenters).

STEM projects are an exciting, efficient and engaging way of addressing subject content, the skills of project-based learning and most of the General Capabilities. Join AISWA and CEWA teachers and school leaders for a whole day iSTEM immersion.

AM Session: A variety of hands-on workshops using STEM equipment and resources
PM Session: Short, sharp presentations from schools about their best STEM projects
*EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST TO PRESENT at either session are being taken here until 25 Sept:
Please click Here 
For more information, and to register please click Here

Capabilities - Capable Young People

AISWA, Catholic Education WA, WA Primary Principals Association and FORM are pleased to announce a Professional Learning event on Friday 25th October (8:30 – 12:00) featuring Professor Bill Lucas, from the University of Winchester. This event is designed for Principals and senior leaders and addresses:
   - General Capabilities from a global perspective;
   - Australia’s response to the need to prepare students for a dynamic future; and
   - Challenges for school leaders to create cultures which foster the development of capabilities
For more information, please see attachment. To register click Here.

Health4Life Initiative

Only a few spots left in this exciting research initiative for Year 7 students! Contact now to get involved in the Health4Life Initiative: An evidence-based online program targeting the “Big 6” health behaviours. All teaching resources materials have been aligned with the WAC Health Education Syllabus! Refer to the Attached for more details.

Free Environmental School Holiday Program

The Earth Assist October School Holiday program is fast approaching. This is a great opportunity for students (aged 15-18) to get hands-on conservation experience, meet like-minded students plus industry professionals, and to give back to the community.
For more information and to register please click on the attachments Flyer  
RTEA School Holiday Program Student Registration Form