• Leadership

Primary Leaders Network Meeting (Term 4)

PL # 12392.
Starting on 28 Oct 2019
Cancellation permitted until 23/10/2019

Event registrations closed on 25/10/2019


Our Term 4 meeting is an opportunity for Primary Curriculum Leaders to meet and discuss teaching and learning matters in a collegiate forum. 

The purpose of this network meeting is to:

  • discuss assessment related matters and data collection
  • discuss trends and issues related to teaching and learning spaces for teachers and students
  • share knowledge, experience, and resources with/amongst members.
  • see innovative teaching and learning spaces in action as we tour the newly completed Hale Junior School. 
  • invite primary leaders to a new online forum to continue conversations and sharing - via a Closed Facebook Group - please request to join https://www.facebook.com/groups/AISWAprimaryleaders


Maree Whiteley (AISWA Staff)

Teaching And Learning Consultant - Primary

Maree Whiteley commenced her role as a Curriculum Consultant for the Association of Independent Schools of WA (AISWA) in 2011. Prior to this, she was a primary teacher and Curriculum Leader at St Mary’s Anglican Girls School in Western Australia. Maree has a long history as a Future-focused Educator, firstly as an experienced primary teacher, then curriculum design leader, resource writer and university lecturer. Maree works directly with school leaders, teachers and pre-service teachers at a local, national and international level to bring innovative and practical pedagogies into the classroom, through special projects and whole-school planning. Currently working in the area of Primary Teaching and Learning, with specific expertise within the Humanities and Social Sciences Learning Area, this gives Maree the perfect platform to go beyond the curriculum, exploring areas of global imperatives for our young people, such as ethical and humanitarian issues, critical thinking and cultural competence. Maree continues to enjoy sharing her experience, knowledge and expertise with others in workshops, conferences and in online forums.


Melanie Wallis

Hale School

Melanie Wallis

Melanie Wallis, current Head of Junior School Curriculum at Hale Junior School, has been a primary educator for the past 27 years.  She has taught all grades from PP-Year 6, in public, catholic and private schools, across 4 states and overseas, in rural and urban settings.  Melanie has led schools in building comprehensive learning support systems and processes to ensure that all students meet their potential, and has recently completed her Masters Degree in Educational Leadership.  She strongly believes that the answer to the pressures faced by Australian primary school teachers lies in the integration of curriculum and in maximising the collaboration between teachers.


Event Segment

Date / Time

Starts: 12:00
Finishes: 15:00


Hale School
Hale Road

Learning Area

  • Leadership

School Area

  • Early Childhood (PK - 2)
  • Middle Primary (3-6)

Event Contact

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