• Health and Physical Education
  • Leadership
  • Wellbeing

What is Vaping and what can we do about it?

PL # 13536.
Starting on 26 Aug 2022
Cancellation permitted until 19 Aug 2022

Registration Close : 19 Aug 2022

Delivery Format : In Person

Pricing Normal
For Members $0
For Catholic Members $0
For Non-Members $0
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Limited Places Available

Registrations open to :

  • AISWA Member Schools (non-CEO)
  • Catholic Member Schools
  • Non-Members


The uptake of vaping is increasing with research showing that 13.5% of school students aged 12 -17 years in WA have tried an e-cigarette.

Vapes can contain chemicals and toxins that cause adverse health effects and increase a young person’s risk of depression and anxiety.


Are you interested in exploring what schools can do to address vaping?

 Do you want to raise awareness of the health risks of using e-cigarettes?

 Are you curious about the myths and misperceptions around vaping?


Did you know?

  • Many vapes contain nicotine making them very addictive
  • Vaping has been linked to serious lung disease
  • The nicotine in 1 vape can equal 50 cigarettes
  • Vapes can contain the same harmful chemicals found in cleaning products, nail polish remover, weed killer and bug spray


This workshop will include a Q&A session where current issues in schools can be discussed, and information about resources and support provided.


Paul Searle

Paul Searle

As Principal Consultant - Alcohol and Drug Awareness with the Department of Education’s Road Safety and Drug Education branch, Paul Searle manages the state-wide delivery of strengths-based drug education and early intervention programs available to all WA schools. Paul has 12 years’ experience in drug education that includes working directly with metropolitan, regional and remote schools, as well as coordinating state-wide strategies and initiatives aimed at reducing drug-related harms. Most recently, he was project lead on the production of the WA Schools Anti-vaping toolkit and supporting resources, that include a professional learning presentation and teaching and learning resource.

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What is Vaping and what can we do about it?

Date / Time

26 Aug 2022
Starts: 09:00
Finishes: 11:30

AISWA Training Room Suite 1


Suite 1, 41 Walters Drive
Osborne Park WA 6017

Parking bays are available on Walters Drive (max. fee is $5.00 p/day). Alternatively, public transport is available via train & bus: Joondalup Line – Stop at Glendalough Station. Bus transfers: Bus no. 407, Bus stop: 25350
PL Hours : 2.50

Learning Area

  • Health and Physical Education
  • Leadership
  • Wellbeing

School Area

  • Secondary (7-10)
  • Senior Secondary (11 - 12)
  • Leadership

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