News

  • 30
    Oct 2020
    Funding

    Just Released: Economic Significance of Independent Schools to the Western Australian Economy

    The Association of Independent Schools of WA (AISWA) has recently released its 2020 report on the Economic Significance of Independent Schools to the WA Economy.
  • 22
    May 2017
    Curriculum

    History in the Making: AISWA's new online resource

    A collection of Teaching and Learning Programs based on the Australian Curriculum for primary students to wonder about the past by actively engaging in the historical inquiry process.​
  • 2
    May 2017
    General, Funding

    Funding Arrangements Announced for Independent Schools

    The Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia (AISWA ) welcomes the new funding arrangements announced by the Commonwealth Government which will provide an additional $2.2 billion over the four years 2018 to 2021. This is in addition to the $1.2 billion announced in last year's budget.
  • 3
    Apr 2017
    Leadership & Teacher Capacity

    National Certification Month

    March is National Certification Month where we celebrate as a profession the Highly Accomplished and Lead Teachers who have completed the National Certification process and we encourage those considering applying to make the commitment to pursuing registration and to further develop their expertise.
  • 16
    Mar 2017
    STEM

    New grants to put students' STEM learning into action

    Today the Minister for Industry, Innovation and Science, the Hon Arthur Sinodinos, announced the government will invest $4 million over the next four years for eligible Australian schools and community organisations to set up dedicated maker spaces to offer students the ability to develop STEM skills through hands on experience in aspects of design, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship.
  • 3
    Apr 2017
    STEM

    AISWA STEM Expo (Poster Event)


  • 14
    Mar 2017
    General, Curriculum, The Arts, English, Literacy

    Australian Children's Laureate at Purnululu School

    We are very excited to see the work of the Australian Children’s Laureate with one of our remote Indigenous member schools
  • 1
    Mar 2017
    Literacy

    Lifting the Lid on Words and Pictures: AISWA's Newest Publication

    Lifting the Lid on Words and Pictures: Brett Healey looks at the Watertower by Gary Crew and Steven Woolman - AISWA's newest publication available for purchase from the AISWA Bookstore.
  • 21
    Feb 2017
    Professional Learning

    AISWA's First STEM Expo Day

    ​In 2016, the AISWA STEM Grant provided many of our schools with the inspiration and opportunity to try new ideas for teaching STEM subjects in a rich and integrated way. This is an opportunity for interested teachers and school leaders to come and explore some of the projects that were undertaken.
  • 16
    Feb 2017
    General, Professional Learning, Leadership & Teacher Capacity

    Social Ventures Australia - Evidence for Learning

    Social Ventures Australia presents Evidence for Learning in this information session for school leaders.
  • 20
    Jan 2017
    General, Professional Learning, Leadership & Teacher Capacity

    Amplify: Designing Bright Futures - Phase 2

  • 14
    Dec 2016
    General

    Season's Greetings from AISWA

    Executive Director, Valerie Gould and the Staff of the Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia wish you a wonderful holiday season and a healthy and peaceful New Year.
    The AISWA Office will be closed from midday on Wednesday 21 December 2016 and will reopen on Tuesday 3 January 2017.
  • 29
    Nov 2016
    Technologies, ICT Integration

    CSER Lending Library - Digital Technologies equipment

    The Computer Science Education Research Group (CSER) Lending Library enables schools to integrate a huge range of exciting and motivating Digital Technologies educational equipment into the classroom.
  • 16
    Nov 2016
    ICT Integration

    APPortunities to Shine: AISWA's Newest Publication

    APPortunities to Shine: Using Mobile Technologies in Classrooms and Other Amazing Places, is AISWA's newest publication and will be available for purchase from the AIWA Bookstore.
  • 11
    Nov 2016
    ICT Integration, IT Procurement and Services

    Announcing AISWA's Partnership with BrightBytes

    AISWA is pleased to announce a new partnership agreement with BrightBytes a research driven, learning analytics company and developer of the Clarity software platform.
  • 12
    Oct 2016
    Early Childhood

    Nature's Learning Curve

  • 24
    Aug 2016
    General, Literacy

    EAL/D Network Meeting - Summary of important information

  • 10
    Aug 2016
    General, Professional Learning, Curriculum, Early Childhood

    Inquiry Learning with Kath Murdoch

  • 4
    Jul 2016
    Humanities, English, Literacy

    Stories of Place - Conference

    Fancy an inspiring day of historical storytelling in and around the maritime precinct of Fremantle?

    Amazing PL on Fri 22 July for all teachers of English, History and Geography.
  • 20
    Jun 2016
    General, NAPLAN and Data

    NAPLAN? No worries

    Despite widespread community concern about the pressure that the National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN) testing places on students, new research from ECU has found that the standardised testing regime has only a minimal impact on levels of stress.
  • 12
    Jan 2017
    General, Literacy, Member News

    Subscribe to the AISWA Literacy Digest

    The AISWA LITERACY TEAM compile a frequently emailed digest containing targeted information on exciting upcoming professional learning, news and stories we feel may be of interest to you.
  • 9
    May 2016
    General, Early Childhood

    Early Childhood Study Tour to Reggio Emilia

    Call for Expressions of Interest


  • 3
    May 2016
    General, English, Literacy

    Prof Gary Crew: Critical Visual Literacy: The Creative Collaboration Between Author and Illustrator

    Gary Crew is one of Australia’s most awarded authors of illustrated books having worked with Greg Rogers, Shaun Tan, Steven Woolman, Peter Gouldthorpe and Matt Ottley.
  • 22
    Apr 2016
    General, English, Literacy

    A Morning with Leigh Hobbs

    Teachers, ​librarians and school staff are invited to a morning with Leigh Hobbs.
  • 15
    Mar 2016
    General, Reminder, Curriculum, Languages

    Languages Survey Now Open

    School appointed "Languages Coordinators" have until 8 April to complete the annual Languages Survey.