20 February 2024
The recent Tertiary Institutions Service Centre (TISC) announcement that bonus points for students studying higher maths and language ATAR subjects will be abolished from 2026 is welcomed by WACSSO. The justification of this decision is that it levels the playing field for all students undertaking ATAR, which aligns with WACSSO’s aspirations of an equitable public education system.
13 February 2024
For those P&Cs with canteens, you are likely aware of the updated WA Schools Healthy Food and Drink Policy. Released at the end of the last year, the introduction of this revised policy has caused some confusion and concern among our affiliates. Our position, which we have shared with the Department of Education, is that while we support initiatives aimed at improving health outcomes for children, schools and canteens need time to implement changes.
8 February 2024
Are you keen to take your P&C volunteering to the next level? WACSSO State Councillor Elections are now open for the following electorates: Canning East, Canning West, Canning North, Fremantle, Joondalup East, Peel South, Warren-Blackwood, Wheatbelt North, Wheatbelt South, North West and Swan East.
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