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Parliamentary Questions

Question On Notice No. 1892 asked in the Legislative Council on 21 February 2019 by Hon Nick Goiran

Question Directed to the: Minister for Education and Training
Minister responding: Hon S.M. Ellery
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Tabled Paper No: 2567- View tabled paper

I refer to the 2017-2018 Annual Report Hearings (Department of Communities Annual Report), and the tabled document Business Case: Respectful Relationships Teaching Support Program, and I ask:
(a) which schools have implemented the program in 2019;
(b) which schools have signed up but not yet implemented the program;
(c) has a program delivery partner been decided upon:
(i) if yes to (c), who is it; and
(d) are the teaching and learning objectives of the program available:
(i) if yes to (d), will you table that document?

Answered on 4 April 2019

(a)     Ten schools have commenced implementation of the Respectful Relationships Teaching Support Program pilot. Teacher training for the schools commenced on  18 March 2019. These schools are:

  • Ballajura Community College
  • Belridge Secondary College
  • Currambine Primary School
  • John Butler Primary College
  • Koorana Primary School
  • Maida Vale Primary School
  • Pinjarra Primary School
  • Safety Bay Senior High School
  • Swan View Senior High School
  • Wirrabirra Primary School

(b) The program will be rolled out over a number of stages. The ten schools listed volunteered to pilot the program in Semester 1, 2019. An evaluation of the Western Australian program will be undertaken to ensure it is meeting the needs of WA schools

(c)  Yes.

      (i) The provider is White Ribbon Australia, which is delivering the program in conjunction with Starick.

(d) Yes

     (i) [See Tabled Paper No.______]