From the Field

It was just what we all needed to hear - look after yourself first - it’s all about you. How well are we looking after our most important asset - ourselves? Where are we...

At last week's OSHClub WAPPA Conference, we acknowledged those members who have been with us for 10, 20 and 25 years. We at WAPPA thank you for your long term support of the association and look forward to many more years of connection with you.

Many of us first came across Louka Parry at the 2021 WAPPA Conference when he beamed in live from South Australia into the Crown Ballroom. This was the week the border closed...

An excerpt from the book by Gerard Seijts

Are leaders born or made? That never-ending debate is central to this paper. But the purpose here is not to take sides since the clear answer is “Both.”

What an achievement! Bunbury Primary school was acknowledged at the 2022 Australian Education Awards in Sydney. The school won the Australian Government Primary School of the Year and received a Curriculum Excellence Award for Best Use of Technology.

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.

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.

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.