Helping all students thrive at school.

Who we are

WISA is a 100% not-for-profit organisation that works to make wellbeing in schools accessible to all.

Conferences

WISA brings together leading academics, researchers and practitioners from across Australia to showcase School Community Wellbeing best practice, provide opportunities for knowledge and resource sharing and skill development.

Training and Resources

WISA offers a suite of training and resources that can be taken individually or as a package to build a sustainable whole of school community approach to addressing wellbeing. Our evidence based best practice training has a 99% satisfaction rating in meeting their needs and quality resources from participants feedback.

Support

WISA offers Mentor support sessions tailored to address the individual needs of Leaders of School Wellbeing and supports them to work in a planned strategic whole school approach to address the specific Wellbeing needs, strengths and challenges within their school community.

Testimonials

“In the past I have been delighted to accept an invitation to attend WISA’s Conferences held in Sydney. I did so because I was aware of a significant number of NSW Secondary Schools who have been involved in WISA programs and used their resources. I was very impressed with the content covered over the day and the professionalism of the organisation. WISA promotes the importance of addressing well-being across all schools as core business. Its puts students at the centre of their thinking. The very experienced WISA staff know intimately that both academic and social development does not happen without a school developing a safe, supportive and respectful learning environment. In order to do that they know that it is essential to bring staff on the journey and to provide them with the skills and resources to make a difference in the lives of our students.

Their training and expertise covers all the essential elements in adopting a whole school approach to well-being.

Most schools are aware that well-being is integral to our learning, and foundational if we want our students to flourish. It is a shared responsibility for all teachers to address well-being. WISA has committed to working with schools to inform and support schools about the key areas that need to be implemented if we want well-being integrated into school planning and processes. I am happy to recommend them to any school looking to develop strong programs in this area.”

Chris Presland
President – NSW Secondary Principals’ Council

“WISA has been a significant agency in the provision of quality, targeted and affordable professional development to support schools in developing positive mental health and wellbeing of students. Most recently our school has benefited from Bullying Intervention workshops delivered by WISA as we seek to ensure that our programs and procedures around this important area are up to date and effective.

A very important element of many of WISA’s programs is that they often make their sessions available in regional and rural areas (as was the case for this workshop)  rather than just centring their work in the major urban areas. This is very significant, given the limited resourcing and opportunities for regional schools to get quality training and support.

WISA is one of the few organisations that are prepared to do this, and as such, are deserving of any additional support to enable them to continue to provide this invaluable service to rural and regional schools.”

John Grbin
Principal Assistant / Student Wellbeing Officer

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