eNews - 30 March 2020 - COVID-19 update

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Travel restrictions

The SSTUWA shares the following advice from the Department of Education: The Department is working with the State Emergency control centre to seek exemptions for particular regional locations, for those staff who need to return home to their places of permanent residency, for the holiday period.

It is recognised that there are staff in regional and remote areas that need respite, and an opportunity to return to their homes during the school holidays.

The latest government information is here. You can find updates from the relevant departments and other sources here. Just check resources on the right hand side of the webpage.

Device data warning

Members are warned to use extreme caution if using their own devices to deliver online learning. They should be mindful of protecting their own sensitive data. Members should also be sure they are not inadvertently breaching Department guidelines with regard to data protection.

Jobs advertised

The Department of Education is advertising a range of teaching and support positions. Go here for more information.

State Council recall elections

State Council recall elections have been postponed. The situation will be reviewed as the COVID-19 situation develops. The E2019.125 Declaration of Results still stand.

Education and Training

Online Learning Opportunities

Be part of the SSTUWA online learning community and benefit from interacting with educators from across Australia in a safe environment. All events are live and are 60 minutes in duration.

Register now for Term 2 events including but not limited to:

  • Classroom Management – Dealing with Distracting Behaviours. Click here.
  • Trauma Aware Teaching at our School – A Panel Discussion. Click here.
  • Students with Additional Learning Needs – Understanding ADHD. Click here.
  • Students with Additional Learning Needs – Understanding Autism Spectrum Disorder. Click here.