The Bulletin 8 February 2018 Term 1 - Issue 3

Thursday, 8 February, 2018

AISWA Professional Learning and other educational events, news and information

Featured AISWA Professional Learning
Date Event Title Code
Feb 13 2018
WACE Special Examination Provisions 2018
  • Inclusive Education
Feb 15 2018
How to Make an Online Application for DES Special Education Funding (Morning)
  • Inclusive Education
Feb 15 2018
How to Make an Online Application for DES Special Education Funding (Afternoon)
  • Inclusive Education
Feb 19 2018
Scaffolding Adolescent Literacy
  • Literacy
Feb 21 2018
Check the Clues - A 'Hands - On' Cooperative Learning Workshop
  • Numeracy
Feb 22 2018
National Certification Highly Accomplished and Lead Teacher (HALT) Information Session
  • Leadership
Feb 24 2018
Career Management Planning
  • Leadership
Mar 1 2018
An Introduction to Reggio: A Glimpse into the Educational Project of Reggio Emilia (presented by Kirsty Liljegren)
  • Early Childhood
Mar 12 2018
CANCELLED - The Great Nudge Quest: Stretching the top 40%
  • Leadership
  • Part 1 12th Mar 2018
  • Part 2 25th May 2018
  • Part 3 8th Aug 2018
  • Part 4 13th Sep 2018
Apr 9 2018
Aspiring Leaders
  • Leadership
  • Part 1 9th Apr 2018
  • Part 2 26th Jun 2018
  • Part 3 12th Sep 2018
May 28 2018
Metacognition in the Early Years Classroom (K-2)
  • Early Childhood
May 30 2018
Vocabulary Teaching Strategies – K-2
  • Early Childhood
  • Literacy
May 31 2018
Leading Professional Learning Teams
  • Early Childhood
  • Leadership

Shaping Our Future: Education 2030 Conference 2018 | Saturday, 14th April  2018 | 9am - 4.30pm 

This Conference is intended for all WA educators from the early years of professional practice to advanced levels of teaching, leadership and policy.
Topics include: A New World Order, The New Learner, The New Teacher, Capabilities for 2030, Future Assessment, Innovative Learning Environments, Evidence for Learning, Student Engagement.
For more information, please visit the website on

Brightpath Professional Learning - NAPLAN Sprint 21 Feb

This full day Professional Learning program, for schools who are just getting started using Brightpath, provides detailed advice on how to develop effective assessment practices in your school. It includes essential information about leading your school in using Brightpath.
For more information  Please click here

Australian Children's Laureate

The Australian Children’s Laureate is an initiative developed by the Australian Children’s Literature Alliance (ACLA), a not-for-profit organisation founded in 2008. The Laureate's role is to promote the importance of reading, creativity and story in the lives of young Australians.The 2018-19 Children's Laureate will be announced on Monday February 12,  2018.
For more information, please visit the website on

Professional Learning for Mathematics Teachers

The School of Education will be running a professional learning module for mathematics teachers who are not currently teaching Year 11 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 11 course for the first time or who want to gain more knowledge of the course.
For more information please Please click here

School and Learning Through The Eyes of Students | Monday,12th February 2018 | 4.30 - 5.30pm

Please join the Murdoch School of Education for a seminar presented by the WA Commissioner for Children and Young People, Colin Pettit. In this seminar, Colin will provide a detailed overview of findings from a consultation with more than 1,800 Year 3 to Year 12 students in Western Australia. The insights and responses from the consultation are both compelling and thought provoking and will challenge teachers’ and educators’ perceptions of school and learning.
For more informatin please  Please click here

Many Languages - One Methodology 2018

A 7-day professional learning course for teachers wishing to develop knowledge and skills in the Languages curriculum. The course structure provides a collaborative and supportive environment through which teachers can engage with contemporary approaches, and future challenges associated with the implementation of the new Australian and Western Australian Curriculum for Languages.
Please click on the link to view more information and to register

Primary Science Leaders Meetings

Primary Science leaders and teachers are invited to attend this meeting to discuss the space and equipment used to deliver an engaging, appropriate science program to students in a primary setting. Safety and storage/management of equipment are important for teachers to feel confident and be effective in using the time and space available for science at each school.  - conducted in conjunction with CEWA; DoE teachers also welcome to attend.
Please see attached word document for more information Primary Science Meetings.docx