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  • 20 Feb 19
    General CLOSING SOON! NoTosh Design Thinking Opportunity
    AISWA and No Tosh Learning Incubator Program 2019
  • 20 Feb 19
    STEM, General, Early Childhood, NAPLAN and Data ‘Our Priorities’ Vision (WA)
    An additional 150,000 Western Australian jobs will be created, as part of the 'Our Priorities: Sharing Prosperity' program announced today by Premier Mark McGowan.
  • 20 Feb 19
    Registration and Compliance, General COAG endorses National Principles for Child Safe Organisations
    The National Principles for Child Safe Organisations have been formally endorsed by the Council of Australian Governments (COAG). This was a key recommendation out of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse and sets benchmarks for the development and maintenance of child safe cultures in organisations across Australia who work with children and young people.
  • 20 Feb 19
    General World Class Schools - National Press Club Address
    Shadow Minister for Education and Training, Tanya Plibersek, discusses Labor's plan for world class schools, supporting teachers, National Principals Academy, and disability.
  • 07 Dec 18
    General New Department of Education Director General Appointed (WA)
    Education and Training Minister Sue Ellery has welcomed the appointment of Lisa Rodgers as the new Director General of the Department of Education.
  • 22 Nov 18
    General ISCA Media Statement - Selective ABC Analysis only Highlights Complexity of School Funding
    The ABC's recent analysis of school funding fails to understand the complexities of how schools are funded across sectors, both at Commonwealth and State level, and the unique characteristics of schools that contributes to their funding. ISCA does not agree with the methodology used by the ABC.
  • 01 Nov 18
    Health and Physical Education, Inclusive Education, School Psychology Service New School-Based Program to Support Children’s Mental Health
    New School-Based Program to Support Children’s Mental Health
  • 26 Oct 18
    General Valerie Gould Awarded 2018 WA College of Educators Medal
    Valerie Gould Awarded WA College of Educators Medal
  • 17 Oct 18
    Professional Learning AISWA Term 4 Professional Learning Flip Book
    The AISWA Term 4 Professional Learning Flip Book is now available for your viewing/browsing pleasure!
  • 21 Sep 18
    General, The Arts, Early Childhood, Literacy Monster Party coming soon...
  • 20 Sep 18
    General National Review of Teacher Registration
    The Australian Government’s National Review of Teacher Registration was facilitated by the Australian Institute of Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) and looked at teacher registration across Australia to ensure processes are nationally consistent, rigorous, and focus on teacher quality. The Report of the National Review can be accessed via the link below.
  • 20 Sep 18
    General AISWA Welcomes Funding Arrangements for Independent Schools
  • 19 Sep 18
    General AISWA Website Outage - 28th September & 2nd October
    AISWA’s website will be undergoing maintenance work and upgrades and will be inaccessible on both Friday 28th September and Tuesday 2nd October.
  • 19 Jul 18
    Professional Learning AISWA Term 3 Professional Learning Flip Book
    The AISWA Term 3 Professional Learning Flip Book is now available for your viewing/browsing pleasure!
  • 18 Jul 18
    Funding Independent Review of the Socio-Economic Status Score Methodology
    The Final Report of the National School Resourcing Board's Independent Review of the Socio-Economic Status Score Methodology has been released.
  • 19 Jun 18
    General The Changing Face of Australian Schooling
    Analysis of the 2016 Census of Population and Housing shows a continuing trend of strong Independent school sector growth for medium-income families, demonstrating that both Independent and Catholic schools are now predominantly attended by middle-income families.
  • 31 May 18
    Funding Independent Schools Express Concerns about SES Review
    The Independent Schools Council of Australia (ISCA) has expressed serious concern about recent media reports that prematurely speculate about the potential recommendations of the Review of the socio-economic status (SES) score methodology being undertaken by the National Schools Resourcing Board (NSRB).
  • 31 May 18
    Industrial Unpaid Domestic Violence Leave: A new unpaid entitlement for school employees
    The Fair Work Commission has decided to include five days unpaid domestic violence leave in all Modern Awards.
  • 28 May 18
    Professional Learning Dr Gary Stager “Invent to Learn” Masterclass (teaching Technologies) - 12 June
    There is only about A WEEK LEFT to register for this fantastic opportunity to participate in a full-day “Invent To Learn” masterclass delivered by internationally renowned Dr Gary Stager. There are still 15 places available. Join about 80 colleagues from all jurisdictions to experience some of the joys of teaching Technologies!
  • 25 May 18
    General 2018 ISCA Snapshot Publication
    The 2018 ISCA Snapshot publication is now available for download via the ISCA website - www.isca.edu.au. Schools are strongly encouraged to share this resource with governing board members, school staff and the wider school community.
  • 10 May 18
    General 2018 ISCA & AHISA National Education Forum - 20 August
    The ISCA – AHISA Joint National Education Forum, A National Perspective, will be held at the Hyatt Hotel in Canberra on Monday 20 August 2018.
  • 10 May 18
    General Members Help - How To Videos
    AISWA have now put online the 1st set of our "How To Videos" for member schools. The videos are divided into two sections, one for all staff at AISWA member schools and one for staff with the administration role applied to their account. Please take a look, especially if you are new to the website or have recently had an Admin Role applied to your account. Your feedback is always welcome and if there is a video you would like for the next release please email the request to websupport@ais.wa.edu.au for consideration Your feedback is always welcome and if there is a video you would like for the next release please email the request to websupport@ais.wa.edu.au for consideration
  • 10 May 18
    General, Professional Learning, Technologies No Tosh Opportunity CLOSING SOON
    AISWA and No Tosh Learning Incubator Program
  • 09 May 18
    Funding ISCA Analysis of the Federal Budget 2018-19
    ISCA’s Analysis of the Federal Budget 2018-19
  • 30 Apr 18
    General, Curriculum, Funding Through Growth to Achievement: Report of the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools
    The Federal Government has released a landmark report on Australia’s schooling system and accepted its recommendations in principle. The Government commissioned Mr David Gonski AC to undertake the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools alongside a panel of seven eminent education and policy experts to determine how Australia can improve student achievement and school performance.

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