The Bulletin 9 November 2017 Term 4 - Issue 6

Thursday, 9 November, 2017
Term
4
Issue
6

AISWA Professional Learning and other educational events, news and information

Featured AISWA Professional Learning

WA SECONDARY SCHOOLS YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR PROGRAM 2018

The Innovation Institute’s Young Entrepreneur Program (YEP) is aimed at launching secondary school students into the real world of innovation and entrepreneurship. YEP has the flexibility to run in association with the curriculum and learning areas for Year 7 to 10. YEP has the ability to link with learning area assessment tasks.

For more information please see attached flyer's WA Secondary Schools Young Entrepreneur Program 2018 Flyer_.pdf

2018 Young Entrepreneur Masterclass Flyer (1) (1).pdf

FEDERATION OF AUSTRALIAN PHILISOPHY IN SCHOOLS ASSOCIATION (FAPSA)  

Philosothon Project Application Form for 2018 Funding for New Philosothons.

This subsidy will be available for schools wanting to host a new Philosothon. Priority will be given to schools in centres where there is not already a Philosothon. Please note that this might involve Primary or Secondary Schools.  FAPSA ask that successful applicants commit to conducting a Philosothon each year for at least two years. Schools in NZ, Singapore or Australia are encouraged to apply.

For more information and application form please click here 1ApplicationformFAPSANewPhilosothongrants.docx

Philosothon Project Application form for 2018 Remote Travel Grants.

This grant will be available to any school that is not located in one of the major capital cities. Students NZ or Australia are eligible to apply. Please note that the more remote the more likely your application will be successful.

For more information and application form please click here  2ApplicationformFAPSARemoteTravel.docx

Philosothon Project Application Form for 2018 Level One Training Grants 

for Phd Students.

This grant will be available for students who would like to upskill themselves to teach. Students from NZ, Singapore or Australia are eligible to apply. Please note that this funding is confined to level one or level two training in Philosophy for Children.

For more information and application form please click here  3ApplicationformFAPSARLevelOnetraining.docx

Philosothon Project Application form for 2018. The creation of ‘Age Appropriate Resources’.

This subsidy will be available for individuals who contribute a short /2/3 page) piece of stimulus material to be used in an upcoming Philosothon. Please note that this will relate primarily to Secondary School Philosothons (Years 8-12) and should be tailored to this audience.

For more information and application form please click here  4ApplicationformFAPSAResourceCreation.docx

Philosothon Project. Application form for 2018. Funding for Judges/Facilitators Honorariums.

This subsidy will be available for schools hosting a Philosothon. Please note that this will involve primarily secondary school Philosothons. Australian, NZ or Singapore schools are eligible for funding. 

For more information and application form please click here  5ApplicationformFAPSAJudgesHonorariums.docx

Philosothon Project Application form for 2018. Funding for Level One training for Teachers.

Another essential task of this project is to support the training and development of teachers. Level one training costs roughly teachers of schools both in terms of registration and the cost of a relief teacher. Primary or secondary teachers are encouraged to apply. 

For more information and application form please click here 6ApplicationformFAPSALevel1SubsidiesforTeachers.docx

MONDAYS AT MURDOCH- MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED FILM.

Most Likely To Succeed is a thought-provoking documentary feature film that reveals the growing shortcomings of conventional education methods in today’s innovative world. The film explores compelling new approaches that aim to revolutionize education as we know it, inspiring school communities to reimagine what students and teachers are capable of doing.

For more information please Click here

SECONDARY DEPUTY PRINCIPALS AND SENIOR ADMINISTRATORS BRIEFINGS.

The briefings will assist Deputy Principals and Senior Administrators in managing curriculum and assessment related activities at their school in Years 7 – 12 and provide the most up to date information and some useful tips for making sure that everything is properly covered and your school is compliant with all aspects of assessment and reporting.  

For more information and to register please click on the link https://www.scsa.wa.edu.au/events/secondary-deputy-principals-and-senior-administrators-briefings

SNAICC VOICE OF OUR CHILDREN - WORKSHOPS/TRAINING:  Monday 20th November - Friday 24th November.

Recognising and Responding to Trauma -Trauma informed approaches to healing and working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, families and communities

Please see attached flyers for more information.  Trauma Workshop Flyer-Perth WA.docx

A Place for Culture?  Supporting cultural competence of non-Indigenous educators in ECEC services who work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families

Please see attached flyers for more information.  AP4C Workshop Flyer-Perth WA ..docx

The Journey to Big School - Working with primary schools, early childhood services and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities to support children’s school readiness and their effective transition to formal schooling

Please see attached flyers for more information.  TJTBS Workshop Flyer-Perth WA.docx

PROFESSIONAL TEACHING COUNCIL OF WESTERN AUSTRALIA (PTCWA) | Support for Secondary teachers "Out of Field" teaching mathematics 2018 workshops.

This workshop will cover the big ideas and key threads of the WA Mathematics Curriculum content in each of Years 7 to 10 by strand. It will also cover the proficiency strands, what are they and how to teach to them.

For more information please Click here

DigiMe CREATIONS ARE PROVIDING GREAT INSIGHT.

Last week Commissioner for Children and Young people launched DigiMe, a unique and creative way of giving WA children and young people a voice. 

He wanted to share with you all what children and young people had to say about our first question What makes you happy?  While this may seem a simple question, many responses were incredibly insightful, and others were light-hearted and fun – this is exactly what DigiMe is all about!

For more information please visit the website  https://www.ccyp.wa.gov.au/info-for-children-and-young-people/digime-voices/past-responses/?action=list&id=4012

REGIONAL EARLY CHILDHOOD WORKSHOP FOR ENGLISH.

A workshop is being offered to Early Childhood teachers with a focus on assessment practices, the use of the revised Judging Standards materials and moderation for English as part of the School Curriculum and Standards Authority’s (the Authority) ongoing work in supporting teachers’ implementation of the Western Australian Curriculum and Assessment Outline.

For registration please see the website  https://www.scsa.wa.edu.au/events/early-childhood-workshop-on-assessment-judging-standards-and-moderation-for-english

FILMBITES SCREEN ACADEMY 

Filmbites has been specialising in screen skills for young people - Acting, Film-making, Animation and Gaming - since 2003. Filmbites has won numerous Australian Teachers of Media awards, and our students have been cast in feature films, TV shows and commercials

For more information please see the website http://www.filmbites.com.au/