- NAPLAN and Data11Nov 2022National Assessment Program Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN): national report 2022
- Funding26Oct 2022ISA summary of Federal Budget 2022-23.
- Curriculum, English, Health and Physical Education19Oct 2022Consultation on proposed changes to WA Curriculum (Health and Physical Education P-10 and English P-6)
- General19Oct 2022AISWA 60th Anniversary
- School Psychology Service5Oct 2022WA Mental Health Week 2022
- General28Sep 2022The new Australian Fire Danger Rating System (AFDRS) was launched nationally on 1 September 2022.
Schools are encouraged to share this information with their staff and communities to help answer questions surrounding the new system.
- General16Sep 2022This program partners schools and creative professionals in embedding creativity to students' learning and understanding across curriculum areas.
- Industrial2Sep 2022Teachers to receive wage increase under new agreement.
- Inclusive Education25Aug 2022
- Inclusive Education25Aug 2022
- General21Jul 2022As endorsed by National Cabinet in adopting a nationally consistent approach, wearing masks indoors is strongly encouraged. AISWA, the Department of Education, and Catholic Education WA have sent a letter to all Western Australian schools to distribute to their parents and carers.
- General11Jul 2022The Association of Independent Schools of WA (AISWA) has announced the appointment of Mr Chris Massey, currently Director of Student Life at The University of Western Australia, as its next Executive Director. Chris will replace Ms Valerie Gould who has held the position since 2008 having joined AISWA in 1997. Mr Massey will commence in his new role on 5 September.
- General7Jul 2022Profile of Children and Young People in WA 2022
- General7Jul 2022New Gen Z campaign to help tackle online abuse
- General21Jun 2022Boarding schools are a critical component of education in Australia and for many families having children board away from home is the only practical way to access quality learning, social opportunities, and preparation for employment. Boarding schools provide an important educational choice for students and families, with the Independent school sector being the largest provider of boarding in Australia, operating almost 75 per cent of all Australian boarding schools. Analysis commissioned by ISA (Independent Schools Australia) and undertaken by the AEC Group, shows the economic and social benefits of boarding schools to the Australian economy and community are also considerable.
- General17May 2022This year, Independent Schools Australia (ISA) has developed a version of the national ISA Snapshot that provides an overview of the Independent School sector and highlights key facts and figures relating specifically to WA Independent Schools.
- General10May 2022New Australian Curriculum website now live
- General13Apr 2022
- General12Apr 2022The Amendment Act will implement recommendations of the final report of the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse to expand mandatory reporter groups, and the 2017 Statutory Review of the Children and Community Services Act 2004.
The changes will strengthen the Children and Community Services Act 2004 to better protect WA’s children from harm as a result of abuse and neglect. They are also intended to drive improved outcomes for children who are in the care of the Chief Executive Officer of the Department of Communities, with a particular focus on strengthening connection to family, culture and Country for Aboriginal children in care.
- Funding8Apr 2022
- General8Apr 2022
- Inclusive Education13Dec 2021The NCCD Evidence Fact Sheet seeks to provide guidance to non-government schools and school systems to make the school-wide NCCD administration as streamlined as possible, while ensuring that essential evidence is made available. It provides guidance on what is required, what is not required, and links to useful resources to assist schools to better understand and respond to the evidence requirements for the NCCD.
- Funding20Oct 2021The Associations of Independent Schools across Australia and Independent Schools Australia (ISA) have been working with DESE and Minister Tudge’s office on a funding solution that will ensure no school receives negative growth in the move to the DMI model for school funding (so 0% growth) and that any school with fees less than $20,000 and growth of less than 2%, receives 2% growth a year. This request is in addition to the Choice and Affordability Funding where we have already been working with Transition Schools to put in some levels of assistance from 2022.
- General7Oct 2021Australian Teacher Workforce Data (ATWD) Teacher Survey 2021
- General5Oct 2021Ahead of World Teachers Day, new research from Monash University has found the role of teachers continues to be recognised as important and influential in developing students' social and emotional development - which became even more important during COVID-19 remote learning.