The Bulletin 28 April 2016 Term 2 - Issue 1

Thursday, 28 April, 2016

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

Featured AISWA Professional Learning
Date Event Title Code
May 9 2016
Scaffolding Adolescent Literacy VET
  • Literacy
May 10 2016
Igniting Higher Order Thinking (H.O.T.) Readers
  • Literacy
  • Part 1 10th May 2016
  • Part 2 26th May 2016
May 11 2016
Literature Bites: Exploring Fairytales
  • Literacy
May 17 2016
Youth Mental Health First Aid
  • Psychology and Wellbeing
  • Part 1 17th May 2016
  • Part 2 24th May 2016
May 19 2016
Women in Educational Leadership Network Meeting
  • Leadership
Jul 26 2016
The Big Six - Critical Elements for Beginner Readers
  • Literacy
  • Part 1 26th Jul 2016
  • Part 2 9th Aug 2016
  • Part 3 22nd Aug 2016

Story Box Library

Watch your favourite stories read aloud by our best storytellers.

We connect children with literature through the complementary medium of film. Story Box Library is committed to supporting and encouraging the practice of storytelling – inspiring young imaginations to soar.

To find out more, click here

WAIER's first Research Seminar for 2016

Please findflyer and campusmap for WAIER's first Research Seminar for 2016, to be held at St Stephen's School on Tuesday 10 May.

A Morning with Leigh Hobbs

Teachers, librarians and school staff are invited to a morning with Leigh Hobbs.

Leigh Hobbs, best-selling author of more than 20 books, including the iconic Old Tom, Mr Chicken Goes to Paris and Horrible Harriet is presenting a special half day 'meet the author' session. 

For full event details and registration, click here:

New Autism Services in the SW for Schools

Please see flyer for free information session on the new services for schools and families in the area, hosted by RAIN.

DFES School Education Site

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) have recently redesigned their school education webpages on the DFES website.  The site is an online destination to download a suite of educational material, training programs and interactive activities on fire and natural hazards, which are designed specifically for school-aged children in Western Australia.

To view the site, visit:

Entries to the Shaun Tan Award for Young Artists (5-18) are now open

Are there young artists in your life whom you could encourage to enter? 

Young artists have until 5.30pm on Monday, 9 May to enter via

Creative Young Writers

If you know someone who is a creative writer, invite them to enter an original story in the Tim Winton Award for Young Writers aged 5-18, in Years 1-12.

Entries open on Monday, 13 June and close on Monday, 4 July. Please let your students know about this award via