Assaults and physical threatening behaviour against school staff continue to increase

Figures released this week in State Parliament show a continuing high number of assaults and physical threatening behaviour against school staff in West Australian public schools. Shadow Education and Training Minister Peter Rundle said the concerning figures released in response to parliamentary questions asked by the Opposition in the Legislative Council demonstrated that more support…

Lack of clarity remains for regional families

The Opposition has slammed the McGowan Government for refusing to provide greater clarity around isolation requirements for students in boarding schools and residential colleges. Shadow Education and Training Minister Peter Rundle said the close contact rules for regional students studying in Perth have caused angst and frustration for regional communities. “Sending students home to isolate…