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AISSA is moving!

Please note that our offices at 277, 301 and 303 Unley Road will be closed permanently from Thursday 19 July. We will commence at our new office, at 128 Greenhill Road, Unley, on Monday 23 July. Staff can be contacted via email on Thursday 19 July and Friday 20 July.

AISSA Bulletin No 4: 2 July 2018

The latest AISSA Bulletin is available here. Key items include the Review of the SES, 2018 SEA and DLBOTE update for recurrent funding, State Government funding, and the AISSA’s move to 128 Greenhill Road. The Bulletin also contains an updated link to the ISCA & AHISA Joint Education Forum, A National Perspective, which will be held Monday 20 August 2018.

Meningococcal B Carriage Study

The Men B Study Team will be holding catch-up clinics at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital for students which were unable to attend their school’s immunisation provider’s scheduled visit on the following dates:

  • Thurs 5th July (3.30 pm-7.00 pm)
  • Friday 13th July (3.30 pm-7.00 pm)

Location: Paediatric Outpatients Department. Level 1, entrance via Kermode Street.

 

Those who wish to take advantage of the catch-up clinic should contact Philippa Rokkas (Ph +61 8 8161 8117) specifying the date and a time they wish to attend. The student’s name and date of birth and school attended/ing should be included in the reply.

Industry Priority Qualifications 2018 Survey

The Training and Skills Commission is inviting Independent schools to respond to the Industry Priority Qualifications 2018 survey. The survey will inform the Training and Skills Commission’s independent advice to the Minister, and is one of the inputs into the Government’s skills investment plan.

The survey should take 10-15 minutes and closes 15 July 2018.

2018 ISCA AHISA Education Forum: “A National Perspective”

Monday 20 August 2018, Hyatt Hotel, Canberra

 

Registration information is now available for the Forum which will feature presentations from education specialists, national political leaders, including Senator, the Hon Simon Birmingham, the Hon Bill Shorten, the Hon Tanya Plibersek, and Senator Sarah Hanson-Young, and other thought leaders.

AISSA Bulletin No 3: 24 May 2018

Read the latest AISSA Bulletin:

AISSA Bulletin No 3

Federal Budget 2018-19: ABSTUDY

In addition to the education measures announced in the 2018-19 Budget, a further Budget measure affecting school students in receipt of ABSTUDY was announced in the Social Services portfolio. The Government will provide $38.1 million over five years from 2017-18 for reforms to ABSTUDY for secondary school students. Further information is available in the Fact Sheet.

Liberal Party 2018 State Election Commitments

Prior to the election the South Australian Liberal Party made a number of commitments in regard to Independent schools.  Read the full statement here:  Liberal Party Non-Government Schools Commitments

 

AISSA Bulletin No 2: 13 April 2018

Read the latest AISSA Bulletin:

AISSA Bulletin No 2: 13 April 2018

 

Report: Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education


Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education – Australian Government Department of Education and Training 2018

 

The Report from the Independent Review into Regional, Rural and Remote Education led by Emeritus Professor John Halsey has been released and is available along with other information via the Review website. The report makes eleven recommendations and suggests fifty-three actions as examples of how to progress them. The recommendations cover curriculum and assessment, principals and teachers, career education, early childhood and the importance of school readiness, expanding vocational education and training and university opportunities and pathways, philanthropy and entrepreneurship, information and communication technologies, improving the support available to move away from home and the importance of education to improving the economic sustainability of regional areas.