How to access counselling support through external services (online and phone support)

Posted on Apr 7, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

Headspace is a youth-friendly counselling service for young people aged 12-25. The Joondalup office can be contacted on (08) 9301 8900, or chat to a counsellor online at For more information on how to cope with stress relating to COVID-19 visit:

KidsHelpine provides 24/7 phone and online counselling support to young people aged 5-25. Call 1800 55 1800 or visit

Lifeline provides 24/7 phone and online counselling support to people in crisis, including suicidal thoughts and self-harm. Call 13 11 14 or visit

Youth Beyond Blue is a website dedicated to providing information to young people on anxiety and depression. The website helps young people to understand mental health and strategies to cope through tough times:

The BRAVE program is a free and interactive online program for the prevention and treatment of anxiety in young people. The program provides ways for young people to better cope with their worries. There are also programs for parents to learn strategies to support young people. The program can be used on any computer or tablet device and includes up to 10 sessions that you can work through at your own pace. There are three versions of the program: Young Child Program (ages 3-7), Child Program (ages 8-12) and the Teen Program (ages 12-17). For more information visit


Learning online

Posted on Apr 6, 2020 in Uncategorized | No Comments

The Department of Education has a  Students online policy

Parents and students at home should visit:

– the eSafety commissioner website for tips for staying safe online

The learning from home website for setting up a learning environment and student health and wellbeing information

Cyber Safety  website for ground rules to help children be safe and responsible online.



Autism Workshop

Posted on Dec 13, 2017 in Resources | No Comments

Brooke Lilburne, SSEND Consulting Teacher, shared her depth of knowledge on how to support students with autism in the classroom. The workshop covered both theoretical and practical information. Click on the links to view the workshop presentation, handouts and additional resources.



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Zones of Regulation

Posted on Oct 12, 2017 in Resources | No Comments

Developing emotional literacy is a key element in supporting students struggling with their mental health. Brooke Lilburne, SSEND Consulting Teacher, ran several sessions with our staff to introduce a program that supports the development of emotional literacy and self-regulation skills. The Zones Of Regulation contains lessons, worksheets, an app and visuals that assist primary and secondary aged students to:

  • identify their feelings;
  • understand how their behaviour impacts those around them; and
  • learn tools to manage their feelings and problem solve conflicts more effectively.

Click on the link for further information

Zones of Regulation Resource


Application Writing For Teachers – 2016

Posted on Aug 29, 2016 in Resources | No Comments

Mishelle Delcaro, Associate Principal at Carramar PS, presented a comprehensive workshop on Applying for Teaching Positions. The session covered the application process and tips for writing an effective CV and cover letter. Click on the links to view the meeting resources.

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Using Excel for Timeline and Graphing Activities

Posted on May 9, 2016 in Resources | No Comments

Annette Italiano presented a second Excel workshop where participants learnt how to integrate Excel into timeline and graphing lessons. Click on the links to view the presentation and handout.

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Spotlight on Science Inquiry Skills

Posted on Mar 21, 2016 in Resources | No Comments

Dr Tash Kaur delivered an informative session exploring the phases of the Science Inquiry Process. Please click on the link to view her slideshow.


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Using Excel to Create Assessment Spreadsheets

Posted on Mar 14, 2016 in Resources | No Comments

Annette Italiano shared her expertise in using Excel to create assessment spreadsheets. Click on the links to view the presentation slides and handout.

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Managing Challenging Behaviour

Posted on Dec 3, 2015 in Resources | No Comments

Peta Austen, specialist at the Swan Primary Behaviour Centre, delivered two informative workshops for Education Assistants on managing challenging behaviour. Click on the links to view the resources.

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Application Writing for Teachers

Posted on Aug 4, 2015 in Resources | No Comments

Gary Payne and Amanda Froud, Principal and Deputy of Pearsall PS, explained the job application process for teachers and shared their tips for writing a standout application. Click on the link to view the presentation.

Application Writing for Teachers 2015