AISWA Professional Learning and other educational events, news, and information.
Attendance at Professional Learning Events and Visitors to AISWA in 2022
With Covid vaccinations compulsory for all staff working in schools from the commencement of the 2022 school year, it will also be a requirement that all attendees at AISWA PL events, and other AISWA visitors, are fully vaccinated. While AISWA is not required to store the evidence of vaccination, we will need to sight the proof of vaccination as attendees arrive. This can be in the form of a COVID-19 digital certificate or an immunisation history statement. All AISWA staff in the office will be fully vaccinated from the commencement of Term One 2022.
New Teacher Quality and School Leadership Development Program
Each year AISWA, will be providing an opportunity for an individual to join its Teacher Quality and School Leadership Team as part of a Leadership Development Program. This initiative is designed to provide one person each year with immersive personal development and growth. The program is suited to teachers and those in middle leadership roles who are aspiring to be a head of school or Principal and are looking for opportunities to develop their skills and experience in the wider profession and across a wide range of school environments and contexts.
Participants in the initiative will be able to take a deep dive into consultancy and change leadership to grow people and teams in a multitude of settings.
It is envisaged that at the end of each year the successful participant(s) will take their newly acquired skills and experiences and return to a school environment.
For more information about this initiative or to apply for the 2022 position, please click Here.
National Schools Constitutional Convention 2022 - Seeking Expressions of Interest
The Constitutional Centre of Western Australia is seeking applications from students to attend the Australian Government, Department of Education Skills and Employment (DESE) National Schools Constitutional Convention 2022 (NSCC2022).
Eligible students are invited to apply to participate in the NSCC2022. Please find the attached Application Form to pass on to your students.
To be eligible students must be enrolled in Year 10 or 11 in Western Australia in 2021.
Applicants would also be well placed to:
- Have attended the WA State Schools Constitutional Convention 2021, and or
- Provide evidence of participation in extra-curricular events and other academic pursuits.
Expression of Interest application forms must be emailed to the Constitutional Centre, via firstname.lastname@example.org, by 11:59pm Sunday 12 December 2021. Submissions received after this date cannot be included in the selection process.
The date and location for the NSCC2022 are still to be confirmed by DESE, however, we expect that this event will take place over three days in Term 1 2022.
If possible students will travel to Canberra to attend in person with peers from around the country. If it will not be possible for students to meet in Canberra, we will (subject to health restrictions) bring together a small group of students from Western Australia to the Constitutional Centre in West Perth, to join the convention virtually.
UWA Micro-credential courses for primary and secondary school teachers
Upon completion, you will get 3 Credit points which will contribute to your future degrees
The first micro-credential courses on teaching Einsteinian physics to primary and secondary school students will start early next year. Teachers will learn modern concepts of space and time, gravity, energy and light through simple fun activities that use toys and models to uncover the basic ideas. They will become proficient with a broad range of classroom activities, and become confident about using them in their classrooms.
Teachers do not need a science degree to discover our best understanding of the universe.
The Einstein-First team would like to invite principals to support their teachers with the fees for this very valuable professional learning experience that will inspire them to make their teaching more fun and engaging for their students.
For more information, please click on the following links:
Micro-credential course for primary school teachers
Micro-credential course for secondary school teachers
For any inquiries, please contact Jyoti Kaur at Tejinder.email@example.com