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Education

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.


Reports

Reports

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

Issues papers

Issues papers

Creativity and education

Policy briefs

Policy briefs

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

Submissions

Submissions

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

More information

More information

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

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