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Keeping Children Safe from Bullying Conference 5 November 2018

Attend the Department for Education’s free conference to hear from leading international and Australian researchers, who will be exploring community approaches to address bullying on Monday 5 November at the Adelaide Convention Centre. Attendees can nominate to be a part of a consultation workshop to be held on the following day.

The conference is open to educators and people working with children and young people from government, non-government, not for profit and community organisations and will cover topics such as:

  • the global context of bullying
  • supporting children at increased risk of bullying
  • bullying and mental health
  • social media and cyberbullying
  • legal responses to bullying
  • school and community responses to bullying.

 

Read more about the conference or register now to attend.

 

AISSA Bulletin: Special Edition – State Budget

Read the latest AISSA Bulletin:

AISSA Bulletin: Special Edition – State Budget

Media Release: New Minister for Education and Training

Independent schools congratulate Dan Tehan on his appointment as Minister for Education and Training and look forward to working with him.

Please read the full statement here:

New Minister for Education and Training

 

Carolyn Grantskalns – 08 8170 1400

Media Release: Independent school representatives meet Prime Minister on school funding concerns

Representatives of Independent Schools Victoria, the Association of Independent Schools of NSW, and the Association of Independent Schools of SA, along with representatives of the Independent Schools Council of Australia, today met the Prime Minister and the Minister for Education. We welcome the Prime Minister’s willingness to meet us, and we are keen to work with him and Senator Birmingham to seek an enduring resolution of the funding issue. It was a productive meeting, in which we told the Prime Minister of our concerns about the implications of the recommendations of the National School Resourcing Board, which are causing uncertainty and disruption for many schools.

Read the full statement here:

Independent school representatives meet Prime Minister on school funding concerns

 

Carolyn Grantskalns – 08 8179 1400

AISSA Media Statement: Release of the NSRB Review of Socio-economic Score (SES) Methodology Final Report

Any funding changes must be rigorously tested

The Association of Independent Schools of SA considers that any significant changes to the funding of non-government schools must be subjected to significant trials to ensure that the changes work for each and every school.

Read the full statement here:

AISSA response to SES funding review 6 July 2018

 

Carolyn Grantskalns – 08 8179 1400