AISWA Professional Learning and other educational events, news and information
AISWA Services Survey
As part of the Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia's (AISWA) pursuit of continual improvement and best practice, the AISWA Board wishes to obtain research informed views and insights regarding the current services provided as well as possible areas that should be considered for future strategies. To gain feedback, members and other persons who have utilised or been involved with AISWA's services will be invited to complete an online questionnaire. For more information, 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.
The Kate Mullin Association has decided to extend the due date for applications for their prestigious Teacher Award to Thursday 7 November. For more information please click Here
Digital Privacy, Safety and Security: the interplay between legal, technical and moral obligations.
14th November, 08.45 - 12.45 | AIM WA- Floreat.
With connected technology now being used in the majority of classrooms, it’s critical for schools to increase their understanding about keeping student data safe, including clear insight into what data is being collected, stored and shared by edtech vendors, and what those companies might make of that data. For more information, and to register please click Here
Innovation Showcase | 27 and 28 November 2019
An event for educators interested in inspiring student learning and leading change in schools. Over two days, hear from the leaders in innovative education, interact with global thinkers, and discover the innovation journey schools have been on to create solutions to educational challenges.
For more information please click on the false or visit their Website
The St John Safe -School and Child Care Program
The St John Safe Assessment has been designed to assist schools regarding their first aid requirements. A First Aid Specialist, who has a clinical background, can visit schools and work closely with them together while conducting the safe assessment onsite. St John’s have waived the fee for this assessment. Based on the outcome St John will compile a detailed report with recommendations (if there are any) to assist schools in becoming First Aid Safe. Safe schools also receive a St John Accreditation.
For more information please click on the Flyer or visit the Website
myfuture job search resources
As we move toward the summer holiday period, many young people will be hoping to get a part time job and may therefore need some help with their resume. To help support them, please see some resources from myfuture that will help them to find and gain a job. View the job search articles and resume templates, please click Here
Safer Communities Fund
The focus of the Safer Communities Fund is to provide grants of between $10,000 and $1,000,000 to eligible organisations including schools and pre-schools, places of religious worship, community organisations and local councils that may be facing security risks associated with racial and/or religious intolerance.
Applications to Round Five of the Safer Communities Fund close 10 December 2019 5:00 pm AEDT.
Further information about the Safer Communities Fund including eligibility criteria, how to apply, and key documents,please click Here