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شبکه مشاغل فارسی زبان به منظور ایجاد زمینه همکاری بیزینس های فارسی زبانان در استرالیای غربی تشکیل شده است. اعضای این شبکه بطور ماهیانه دیدار می کنند تا در حمایت از یکدیگر و تقویت بنیه اقتصادی فارسی زبانان مقیم بخصوص بیزینس های عضو تلاش کنند

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ICWA ANNUAL REPORT
Fiscal Year 2017 – 2018

1.  Social gatherings and events
From 1st July 2017 until 30th June 2018, the total of 17 events has been held. 
The events were include two Persian Community Fairs, Persian New Year Festival events (Charshanbeh Suri, Persian Art Exhibition, Eid NooRooz, Sizdeh Bedar) and 10 sessions of Professional Network Night that being held on monthly basis.

Persian Fairs                                        2 events July/Sep 2017
Women day                                         11th March 2018
Charshanbeh Suri                                13th March 2018
Persian Art Exhibition                         15-17 March 2018
Eid Nowruz                                         23rd March 2018
Sizdeh Bedar                                      1st April 2018
Iranian Professional Network Night     10 events (Monthly - Since August 2017)

2.  Iranian Professional Network

In line with the commitment of the Iranian Community of Western Australia for supporting Iranian professionals and businesses, the Iranian Professionals Network (IPN) has been formed in August 2018. 
IPN provides opportunities for networking, knowledge and experience sharing, and a positive, supportive, and structured environment for the development and exchange of quality business leads. A steering committee comprising of 8 IPN members is now in charge of managing the IPN.
Iranian Professional Network now known as Persian Business Network (PBN)

Membership of Kaleidoscope Steering Committee Project
Kaleidoscope is a project implemented by the City of Stirling and funded by the Office of Multicultural Interests. The Kaleidoscope Initiative aims to harness the economic benefits of migration by enabling newcomers to obtain employment in their field of expertise and supporting employers to reap the rewards of a diverse workforce. Key elements of the project include:
·  development of an employer partnership program that supports employers to harness the benefits of a diverse workforce through the provision of cultural competency training, diverse workforce strategies and networking opportunities
·  the development of a professional immigrant networks program that actively support newcomers to achieve employment outcomes through networking events, professional development and connections to employment opportunities/services
·  working in conjunction with professional immigrant networks, community agencies and employer partners to establish a mentoring program which matches skilled immigrants with mentors in their field
·  to ensure the ongoing sustainability of the project through development of an independent body that brings together employers, professional immigrant networks, community agencies and other stakeholders
ICWA joined the Kaleidoscope Project Steering Committee in August 2017. ICWA representatives attended the Kaleidoscope project meetings and events since 16th October 2017.

3.  Management Team

From 1st July 2017 until 30th June 2018, total of six meeting of management team has been held. ICWA management team has six members who equally participate in decision making. The team performed well in running ICWA affairs during the past year, particularly in holding Persian New Year Festival events.

4.  External Relation

(1) Representatives from Department of Home Affairs, Office of Multicultural Interests, City of Cockburn, City of Stirling, Town of Victoria Park, WA Police and ECCWA were attended that Persian Art Exhibition opening function.

(2) Representatives of Department of Home Affairs, City of Stirling, Russian Association of WA, Claddagh Association (Irish) and many more participated at the Persian New Year Celebration event.

(3) Representative of Iranian Community has been participated at few events including:
  • OMI Community Languages Program Sundowner and meeting the Hon Paul Papalia MLA, Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Interests, in July 2017.
  • Sikh Association Open Day in Sep 2017 by invitation from the President of Sikh Association of WA (SAWA), Mr Gurdarshan Singh Kailey.
  • Meeting with the Federal Minister for Citizenship and Multicultural Affairs, the Hon Alan Tudge MP at Department of Home Affairs in April 2018.
  • Farewell the former Governor of WA, her Excellency the Hon Kerry Sanderson AC, by invitation from Premier Hon Mark McGowan MLA in April 2018.
  • Kim Beazley Swearing In as Governor of WA in May 2018, by invitation from Premier Hon Mark McGowan MLA
  • Parliamentary Ramadan Iftar dinner in June 2018, by invitation from Hon Chris Tallentire MLA
  • WA Police Commissioner’s Morning Tea in June 2018 by invitation from Chris Dawson, the Commissioner of Police.

Yours sincerely
Morteza Tabatabaee
President
Iranian Community of Western Australia

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SUMMARY REPORT
Of
Persian Language School WA
Fiscal Year 2017 – 2018

1.  General

From 1st July 2017 until 30th June 2018, the operation of the Persian Language was smooth and overall quality of the school education program improved.
School has been equipped with further tools such as whiteboard, speaker, printer, laminate, boxes, boards, storage containers, books, pictures, play dough, small gifts and tablet to improve teachers’ performance and the learning system.
New files and record keeping of teachers/class activities and students has been organised.
The teaching methods has been reviewed and updated to run dynamic classes that include learning by games, singing a song, drawings, reading the stories of SHAHNAMEH for kids, and introduction of famous Iranian scientists and personalities to students, according to OMI’s intercultural program.
Two new telegram channels for better communication with adult learners and parents of children students has been setup. PLSWA currently maintain and use three telegram channel. One newly updated for communicating with parents of children students. One for adult class learners and one for communication with/between teachers.

2.  Curriculum and Program Planning

     Fundamental changes in school curriculum and teaching/learning methods has been planned that includes two parts:
(1)   Collaborating with Australian Institute of Management (AIM) and Office of Multicultural Interests (OMI), for professional development of school teachers, such as short courses in teaching and learning methods or running the dynamic classes specifically for children, leadership and more by participating in a new “Pathway Improvement Program (PIP)” to upgrade level of school till ATAR.
(2)   Collaborating with few other recognised institutes for Persian Language Learning for children and adult levels including training teachers and acquiring efficient books and other teaching/learning material according the best proven methods in the world. 

3.  Professional Development

Teachers and principal of Persian Language School WA, are highly qualified professionals with years of experience in managing the Language School and teaching Persian language, and also have strengthened their knowledge and skills, and increased their competency and effectiveness through participation in a series of “Community Language Professional Development” training and workshops provided the office of Multicultural Interest, Ethnic Schools Association of Victoria, Community Languages Australia, and Australian Institute of Management WA.

4.  School Consultative Committee

In-line with the commitment of the Persian Language School WA to provide excellence in services to the community, three meetings of the “School Consultative Committee (SCC)” have been held during the past financial year.
School Consultative Committee, comprises of all academic and professional staff of the school and parents of children students.
The role of the committee is to:
Receives reports and recommendations/decisions on the executive
Provide feedback and advice to improve school activities and services
Receives any issues from general school population


Yours sincerely
Maryam Hosseini
Principal
Persian Language School WA
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جلسه مجمع عمومي ساليانه اتحاديه ايرانيان عصر روز جمعه بیست و یکم سپتامبر دوهزار و هیجده از ساعت شش الی نه شب برگزار خواهد شد. دعوت به شركت در اين جلسه و فرم هاي مربوط برای اعضاء ارسال شده است. اعضاي محترم همچنين مي توانند خود یا هر عضو دیگر اتحادیه را براي عضويت در شوراي عالي و پذيرش مسوليت هاي اجرايي كانديد نمايند




NOTICE is hereby given in accordance with provisions of the constitution and Associations Incorporation ACT, that the AGM of the members of “Iranians Association Inc.” will be held on Friday 21 September 2018, 6:00 - 9:00 pm.