Sue Ellery Archives - Education Matters Magazine

Promoting respectful relationships

During the Western Australian Primary Principals’ Association (WAPPA) Annual Conference, WA Education and Training Minister, Sue Ellery, announced a new set of protocols to encourage open and respectful communication between schools, students and parents across the state. Read More
STEM program in QLD primary schools

STEM awards finalists revealed

Ten schools in Western Australia have been recognised for their excellence in leadership, advocacy, engagement and achievements in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education.
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Action plan to prevent school violence

Automatic suspensions of students who assault others or instigate a fight is being considered as part of the Western Australian Government’s plan to reduce violence in schools.
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STEM resources grant for small primary schools

Selected small public primary schools in Western Australia will receive funding grants for science equipment and resources to help students develop STEM skills such as teamwork, problem solving, creativity, independent thinking, critical analysis, initiative and communication.
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Applications for STEM Awards now open

The Governor's School STEM Awards, held in Western Australia, aim to raise awareness of the importance of STEM education and incentivise schools to support their teachers in undertaking STEM initiatives. With applications now open for 2018, the search is on for the state’s leading STEM education schools.
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