The Bulletin 31 August 2017 Term 3 - Issue 8

Thursday, 31 August, 2017

AISWA Professional Learning and other educational events, news and information

Latest AISWA News: 
Featured AISWA Professional Learning: 
DateEvent TitleCode
Sep 26 2017
Programming and Assessment with the WA Curriculum English/Literacy
  • English
  • Literacy
Sep 7 2017
Sharp Reading: Advanced Comprehension Stages 3 Review and 4-6
  • Literacy
Sep 8 2017
Sharp Reading: Struggling Older Readers (SOR) and SevenPlus
  • Literacy
Sep 4 2017
Sharp Reading: Comprehension Strategy Instruction - Albany
  • Literacy
  • Part 1 4th Sep 2017
  • Part 2 17th Oct 2017
Sep 6 2017
Sharp Reading: Decoding Strategy Instruction - Albany
  • Literacy
  • Part 1 6th Sep 2017
  • Part 2 17th Oct 2017
Sep 7 2017
Global Citizenship Education (REPEAT)11438
Oct 17 2017
Sharp Reading: Decoding Strategy Instruction
  • Literacy
Oct 18 2017
Sharp Reading: Comprehension Strategy Instruction
  • Literacy
Oct 20 2017
2017 School Registration Seminar
  • Administration
  • Governance
  • Leadership
Oct 6 2017
Scaffolding Adolescent Literacy
  • Literacy
Sep 20 2017
Half Day Legal Seminar
  • Leadership



The Kate Mullin Association has an annual Teacher Award. The award, which is worth $5,000, is for the teacher in WA who has made the greatest contribution to improving the literacy of Aboriginal students. Please circulate to anyone you think might be a good candidate.  The submissions have to be in by 1st November 2017 with the Award presented at the WATESOL AGM at the end of November.  Candidates or people submitting on their behalf can access the nomination and referee forms from the KMA web site

For more information please see the attached flyer 

APPLICATIONS FOR THE 2018 COMMONWEALTH BANK TEACHING AWARDS | Applications are open from 4th September to 12th October 2017.

The Teaching Awards celebrate excellence in teaching and school leadership. In 2018,12 outstanding educators will receive a $45,000 Teaching Fellowship, including $30,000 for a project at their school, $10,000 for professional development and a $5,000 study tour to a high-performing education system.

For more information please visit the website 

PROFESIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR MATHEMATICS TEACHERS | Year 12 Mathematics Method | Monday, 25th Sep to Friday 29th Sep.

The School of Education will be running a professional development module for mathematics teachers who are not currently teaching Year 12 Mathematics Methods but who would like to do so in the future. At the same time, this module is also available for current Mathematics Methods teachers who may be teaching the Year 12 course for the first time or who want to gain more knowledge of the course.

For more information please see the attached flyer

COMPASSION FATIGUE | Friday, 29th September.

This one day workshop will provide a framework for understanding compassion fatigue. Research has that shown those who help people that have been exposed to traumatic stressors are at risk for developing negative symptoms associated with burnout, depression, and posttraumatic stress disorder (Stamm, 2010).

For more information please

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