Asthma affects 1 in 9 students and is the leading cause of child hospitalisations and school absenteeism.  Asthma WA provides a variety of flexible learning opportunities for staff and students.

Staff Training

Asthma WA offers professional development to inform and educate staff about correct asthma management for children under their care.

Topics covered include:

  • About asthma
  • Medications
  • Triggers
  • Devices
  • Asthma at school
  • Physical activity
  • Asthma first aid

This training can be delivered via:

  • A 1 hour face to face session onsite for Perth metropolitan schools.
  • A 1 hour online training course.

Student and Parent Education

Education sessions for parents and students can be conducted upon request.  Contact Asthma WA to discuss.

Asthma Friendly Schools

Asthma Friendly Schools are recognised for taking extra measures to ensure the safest possible environment is provided for students with asthma.

If your school is not in the listing found here, contact Asthma WA to find out how you can become an Asthma Friendly School.

The status of schools is updated quarterly. If you have any questions about the status of your school, call Asthma WA on 9289 3600.

Asthma Resources for Schools

See a range of resources for use by schools and parents of students, provided by Asthma Australia.