Highlights and achievements
We celebrated many highlights and achievements this year. Some of these are listed below.
- Keys for Life won two national road safety awards.
- New Smart Steps road safety resources were developed for early childhood educators.
- New Challenges and Choices alcohol and other drugs education and road safety resources were developed for Year 7-9 teachers and students.
- Drug education fact sheets were produced in 16 languages.
- All professional development targets for the Mental Health Commission and the Road Safety Commission were reached.
- 15,043 students participated in Keys for Life at 199 schools and 28 agencies across WA.
- 1,881 parents and 1,506 students attended a Keys for Life Parent-Student workshop.
- 1,468 parents attended a Talking Drugs information session.
- Two road safety forums in Merredin and Katanning were delivered to discuss strategies to reduce crash involvement of novice drivers in the Wheatbelt.
- The number of CHAT schools increased from 109 to 122.
- 112 schools developed Drug Education Plans.
- A new professional development data management system was implemented.
- Brand awareness increased as a result of new marketing and communications strategies.
- Training was delivered to pre-service teachers at Edith Cowan University, Murdoch University and Notre Dame University
- We partnered with the Constable Care Child Safety Foundation to develop road safety content for the Safety School.
- We continued to lead WARSEC and membership of RSERGA.
- We coordinated and facilitated the Road Safety Education Workshop at the Australasian Road Safety Conference.
- We joined the Organising Committee for the 2017 Australasian Road Safety Conference.
- We coordinated the Road Safety Education Symposium for educators and program managers at the 2017 Australian Road Safety Conference.
- Membership of WASDERG grew.
- We continued to work with the RAC to deliver Keys for Life Parent-Student workshops across the Perth metropolitan area.