How can the Network assist your school?
Including healthy eating and sustainability.
Injury prevention, drug education and more
Such as continence, asthma and others.
Promoting good mental health in childhood.
Programs for keeping kids active.
Training and information to assist school staff.
The 4th of October is International Walk to School Day.
YourMove.org.au has great resources full of suggestions for Schools to celebrate special event days and get families active
(Wednesday) 1:00 am - 1:00 am
Act-Belong-Commit is a mental health promotion initiative located in the School of Public Health at Curtin University. Act-Belong-Commit DAY will vital raise funds to help contribute to a more mentally [...]
Act-Belong-Commit is a mental health promotion initiative located in the School of Public Health at Curtin University. Act-Belong-Commit DAY will vital raise funds to help contribute to a more mentally healthy WA and support vital programs that deliver positive mental health strategies in the community. Organisations can host a morning tea on any day during October to raise money for the campaign, to register your morning tea and receive Host Kit, visit woobox.com/yoqwqp
For more information, download the flyer.
(Monday) 1:00 am - 1:00 am
Who for? Primary Principals, Teachers, EA's, School Health Nurses and Admin Staff. When: Monday October the 9th Food and nutrition agencies in WA invite you to attend [...]
Who for? Primary Principals, Teachers, EA’s, School Health Nurses and Admin Staff.
When: Monday October the 9th
Food and nutrition agencies in WA invite you to attend a professional development day to help you take action on food and nutrition in your school. The day will include:
Submit your expression of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org by the 8th of September as places are filling fast!
9th October 2017
9.00am – 3.00pm
$10 – delicious healthy catering included)
Edith Cowan University – Mt Lawley
(Monday) 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Edith Cowan University
WAHPSA welcomes you to attend our annual Networking Breakfast for an opportunity to learn from [...]
WAHPSA welcomes you to attend our annual Networking Breakfast for an opportunity to learn from experts in the education system and understand how your agency can better meet the needs of schools.
A light, healthy breakfast will be provided on arrival, be prepared to network!
7.30-8.00am – breakfast and networking
8.00-9.30am – guest presenters – see bios below
RSVP by Monday 23rd October. Questions? Email email@example.com
We are honoured to host guest presenters, Matthew Sheilds, Principal Consultant (Department of Education) & Dr Donna Barwood, HPE Co-ordinator (Edith Cowan University). Read more about them below.
Matthew Sheilds is currently a Principal Consultant for Learning Area Partnerships within the Department of Education, providing strategic, policy and legislative advice to the Minister of Education, the Director General and the Executive Director. In this role, he is responsible for leading the Department’s support for Pre-primary through to Year 12 with the Health and Physical Education learning area. Matt has a key role in coordinating a range of other programs related to the implementation of the Western Australian Curriculum, including researching, planning, implementing and evaluating specialist teaching and learning services, and providing professional leadership and support to schools in relation to the implementation of the Western Australian Curriculum and student achievement
Dr Donna Barwood has taught in public, private and Catholic Education sectors across primary and secondary schooling. In 2006, Donna co-wrote the Western Australia (WA) K-10 Syllabus for HPE and moved into the role of Senior Project Officer in 2010 with Protective Behaviours. In this position, Donna contributed to the development of the Protective Behaviours curriculum, the online training modules for DoE teachers and most particularly, as writer of the Protective Behaviours Aboriginal Education Supplement. In 2012, Donna was contracted by The Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) to the highly regarded position as writer of the Australian Curriculum for Health and Physical Education (AC: HPE).
Donna has a Post Graduate Diploma in Educational Administration and a Masters of Education, which focused on the delivery of HE in one secondary school in WA. In 2011, Donna was awarded the ECU Dr Susan Holland Award for Educational Excellence and completed the achievement of a PhD in 2015; focusing on the delivery of HE across the breadth of WA.
Donna has strong connections with the HPE community in WA through her continued commitments to the needs of HPE teachers in WA, including the provision of professional learning, curriculum advice and as committee member to numerous educational initiatives. She is currently Coordinator and Lecturer for HPE at Edith Cowan University.
(Friday) 7:30 am - 9:30 am
Cancer Council WA, Seminar Room
15 Bedbrook Place, Shenton Park WA 6008