From the Field

Friday 5 August marked Australian Primary Principals Day and here in WA, we had a wide range of celebratory photos, videos and emails shared with us by our Principal and Deputy Principal members.

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WAPPA Member and Principal of Marble Bar PS, Shane Wilson, has had a double reason to celebrate recently, as his school has been named one of six finalists in the Premier’s Science Awards, whilst last week Shane was awarded a Teacher Fellowship at the Commonwealth Bank Teaching Awards in Sydney.

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When Norm greeted you with a handshake he would clasp your hand with both of his and make you feel as though he was really delighted to see you.

Norm was the head man of Wooldridges – Dominee Book Stores and a passionate supporter of WAPPA.

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On Wednesday, 16 March West Leederville Primary School brought together Telethon Kids Institute Researchers and WAPPA President, Niel Smith, for the live forum: Kids, Schools and COVID-19.

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When Ian Francis first decided to move to Christmas Island in 2004, he only ever imagined it would be for a short stint.

Seventeen years later and the father of four is now the Island’s longest standing high school Principal...

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After 45 years of commitment and dedication to the education system in Western Australia, we celebrated Ian Anderson's retirement as 2021 came to a close.

On Saturday, 5 February 2022, Ian's influential career was celebrated again by Edith Cowan University, presenting him with an Honorary Doctorate of Education. 

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