Positive engagement in education is one of the most vital determinants of a person’s lifelong health and wellbeing.
In a number of previous consultations, children and young people themselves have told the Commissioner about the importance of school and the role of education in affecting their wellbeing.
Indicators of Wellbeing
The Commissioner has developed this practical online data resource to monitor and report on the wellbeing of WA’s children and young people.
How can you help your child to be engaged in school and learning?
Top tips for parents, carers and family
School and learning powerpoint presentation
School and Learning through the eyes of students (Colin Pettit)
School and learning consultation - Technical report
Creativity and education
Policy brief - Children and young people speak out about education and health at school
Children and young people speak out about education and health at school
Policy brief - Children and young people speak out about education and safety at school
Children and young people speak out about education and safety at school
Aboriginal children and young people speak out about the importance of education
Developed from the Commissioner's 2011 Wellbeing research project
Submission to the Productivity Commission on National Education Evidence Base, June 2016
Submission to Senate Select Committee on School Funding Investment
Submission to the Standing Committee on Indigenous Affairs, October 2015
Inquiry into educational opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
Submission to the Productivity Commission, May 2014
Inquiry into Childcare and Early Learning
Opinion piece - Let's not panic about kids wagging school
The Daily Telegraph, Professor Stephen Zubrick – 14 August 2014
Opinion piece - Professor looks to make a difference
The West Australian, Professor Colleen Hayward – 13 April 2013
Opinion piece - Community input vital to giving kids best start
The West Australian, Mrs Annie Fogarty – 20 November 2012