The Bulletin 9 May 2019 Term 2 - Issue 2

Thursday, 9 May, 2019

AISWA Professional Learning and other educational events, news and information

Latest AISWA News: 
Featured AISWA Professional Learning: 
DateEvent TitleCode
May 15 2019
Sharp Reading Comprehension Strategy Instruction (Secondary)
  • Literacy
  • Part 1 15th May 2019
  • Part 2 27th May 2019
  • Part 3 12th Jun 2019
May 15 2019
Women in Educational Leadership Network Meeting
  • Leadership
May 17 2019
Drama Network Day
  • The Arts
May 22 2019
AISWA Languages Focus Group Meeting
  • Languages
May 24 2019
Early Bird HOLA Network Meeting (Languages) - Midland
  • Languages
May 24 2019
Dance Network Day
  • The Arts
May 27 2019
Early Bird HOLA Network Meeting (Languages) - Fremantle
  • Languages
May 27 2019
AISWA HoD Maths Network Meeting - TERM 2
  • Mathematics
May 28 2019
Early Bird HOLA Network Meeting (Languages) - Leederville
  • Languages
May 30 2019
Early Bird HOLA Network Meeting (Languages) - Rockingham
  • Languages
Jun 6 2019
Young Mathematicians: Maths across the day in Pre-Kindy and Kindergarten
  • Early Childhood
  • Part 1 6th Jun 2019
  • Part 2 29th Aug 2019
Jun 10 2019
Hard Conversations Unpacked
  • Leadership
Jun 11 2019
Being Generationally Savvy: Working Effectively with all Generations
  • Leadership
Jun 12 2019
Swimming in the Deep End - What Does It Take?
  • Leadership
Jun 12 2019
Rich Language Tasks in Early Childhood Years
  • Languages
  • Part 1 12th Jun 2019
  • Part 2 11th Sep 2019
Jun 24 2019
Taxation and Payroll Seminar
  • Administration
Jun 26 2019
The Mind of the Leader Master Class
  • Leadership
Jul 16 2019
Programming and Assessment with the WA Curriculum, English
  • English
Jul 18 2019
Scaffolding Adolescent Literacy
  • Literacy
Jul 29 2019
Sharp Reading: Decoding Strategy Instruction
  • Literacy
Jul 30 2019
Sharp Reading Comprehension Strategy Instruction
  • Literacy
Aug 3 2019
The Aspiring Women Leaders Conference 2019
  • Leadership

Regional Intimate Images / Victims of Crime Forums

Message to Schools: 
Following the introduction of the new intimate image laws, within the Criminal Law Amendment (Intimate Images) Act 2018 (WA) on 15 April 2019, the Office of the Commissioner for Victims of Crime will be running a series of regional public forums to raise awareness around the new intimate image laws and to give parents and other community members the opportunity to ask questions of the A/Commissioner on this and/or other victim related topics. 
The forums are for one hour duration from 4.00pm to 5.00pm at each location.  No booking is required. For more information please phone 9264 9877 or  The locations, dates and venues for these forums are described below:


Forum Date




The Gold Arts Centre



Geraldton Multipurpose Centre



Mandurah Performing Arts Centre



Wanangkura Stadium



Albany Public Library

Letter from Prof Geoff Masters - CPP

Schools will recall earlier notification from AISWA (via the AISWA Bulletin and the Registration and Compliance Focus Newsletter, March 2019 edition), about the introduction of these new laws and the opportunity to access the services of R U Legal (particularly for metropolitan based schools).  Further information on this topic is available via the Intimate Image Laws FAQ document contained within this notice. Please click Here

ACER has contacted AIS’s seeking expressions of interest from principals who are engaged with the profession and the broader community of Certified Practicing Principals stakeholders; have knowledge, skills and experience to assist the Board in its duties; can provide advice on issues impacting school leaders; and can advocate for CPP Certification. For more information, please click Here

PTCWA: Term 2 Mondays @ Murdoch Professional Learning Seminars

Monday May 20, 2019 4:30-5:30pm
Details coming soon!

KindiLink | Monday May 27, 2019 4:30-5:30pm
In this talk, Rosemary will be outlining the intent and the nature of KindiLink for three year old children and their families, and then key findings from the evaluation, with implications for how educators perceive their own work through the lens of parents and families. For more information, please register Here

Before, During and After Teaching and Learning: Making the Most of BYOD Programs | Monday, June 10, 2019, 4:30-5:30pm
iPads and tablets are a part of our day-to-day lives. So, why are they not a part of our day-to-day teaching and learning experiences?
This presentation will explore different ways teachers can make the most of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device) programs in their classrooms. Learn to utilise iPads beyond game-play and engage students in your teaching and learning activities through the use of smart technology. You will see examples of practice, where iPad technology and apps are used in assessment and activities before, during and after teaching and learning. For more information, please register Here

Monday June 24, 2019 4:30-5:30pm
Details coming soon!

MERGA Teacher's Maths PL Day | Saturday June 29, 2019

Teachers’ Day aims to provide high-quality professional learning in mathematics education, across all phases of schooling. The hands-on approach in all workshops will ensure that you will be able to apply your learning experiences with your students. Registration for Teachers’ Day is $120, and covers all materials, morning tea and lunch, and the provision of a certificate of participation acknowledging the 6-hours of professional learning. Headlining our outstanding presenters will be renowned Emeritus Professor Doug Clarke who directed the Mathematics Teaching and Learning Centre at Australian Catholic University (Melbourne) for 25 years, which aims to enhance stimulate and support research and professional development in the teaching and learning of mathematics at primary, secondary and tertiary levels. Well-known local educator Dr Paul Swan and many other highly-esteemed mathematics educators will present workshops at the Teachers’ Day. For more details, including the PL Program, please click  Here   To register please click Here 

Video conferencing program with the Parliamentary Education Office- Term 2

Looking for ways to make civics and citizenship more dynamic, relevant and memorable for you and your class? Experience the PEO’s new video conferencing programs for students and teachers. For more information please click Here  For booking forms please click Here

RSCM WA's 45th Annual Choir Camp | 9th - 14th of July, 2019 at Geraldton Residential College

RSCM WA's 45TH ANNUAL Choir Camp Six days of singing, friendship, and fun!  
This July school holidays, join RSCM WA on camp as students learn to sing in a four-part choir, participate in fun camp activities, and make life-long friends.
Choir Camp is open to boys and girls aged 8-18 years old who love singing. All welcome, no previous choir experience is required. Expert tuition provided 
For booking and more information please click Here