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September

Fifty thousand reasons to celebrate

30 September 2011

STUDENTS at Yule Brook College were treated to a free lunch on Wednesday to celebrate the school’s $50,000 NAB Schools First award win.
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Mastering skills in school leadership

28 September 2011

PROGRESSING from classroom teacher to school principal is now being supported by a brand new high level university qualification from 2012.
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Bullying cases never black and white

27 September 2011

THE principal at the centre of a front page newspaper report about cyber bullying said he was disappointed the story portrayed only one side of a very complex issue involving children.
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Challenges of social media

27 September 2011

THERE is a common misconception that principals have the power to remove or “ban” sites on Facebook and other social media.
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Three time’s a charm for Cunderdin

26 September 2011

WA COLLEGE of Agriculture - Cunderdin has won the WA VET in Schools Award 2011.
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Department position on prayer

22 September 2011

AFTER national media interest in one WA public school’s decision to no longer recite the Lord’s Prayer at assemblies, the Department of Education has reminded schools about their requirements.
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Students flying high after Eagle encounter

22 September 2011

SEVEN lucky public secondary school students got an up-close and personal encounter with West Coast Eagles midfielder Luke Shuey thanks to the It all starts at school attendance campaign.
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Celebration time

19 September 2011

SIXTY nine schools will be celebrating after the semi-finalists for the 2011 WA Education Awards were announced today.
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Young musicians say 'aloha' to festival

19 September 2011

PUBLIC school students will get the chance of a life time to take part in a world wide music festival that only accepts 10 bands internationally.
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Radio archive inspires unique education project

16 September 2011

THE Old Gaol in Toodyay played host to a historic moment this month when Toodyay District High School drama students used the venue to launch their recording of the radio play Six from Borneo.
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Double success for WA teacher and school

15 September 2011

WAGGRAKINE Primary School teacher Kellie Hunter will travel to South East Asia in March after being awarded the 2011 Partners in Learning Teacher of the Year Award for Western Australia.
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Free fun at this year’s show

13 September 2011

THE State Government’s support of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) has resulted in free entry for children aged 12 and under to next month’s IGA Perth Royal Show.
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Women’s achievements awarded by Department

9 September 2011

THE 2011 Women of Achievement Award was presented to Mount Lawley Senior High School deputy principal Beverley Burnside yesterday (8 September) at a function hosted by Director General Sharyn O’Neill.
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New report analyses teachers’ hours of work

2 September 2011

THE Department of Education has accepted a new report from independent consultants which shines a spotlight on teachers’ hours of work.
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Conditions not changed under proposed 12% pay offer for teachers

1 September 2011

REMOVING 16 clauses from the teachers’ General Agreement has not changed any conditions of employment for teachers and school leaders, says Cliff Gillam, the Department’s Executive Director of Workforce.
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Keep your receipts!

1 September 2011

SCHOOLS have just over two weeks to turn ‘Woolies’ receipts into educational resources thanks to the supermarket’s Earn and Learn program.
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