• Duress Alarms | School Safety at The Touch of a Button

    What is a duress alarm? At Wihkum, we understand the importance of personal safety. It is for this reason that we rolled out a duress alarm system. A duress alarm is also called a panic button. The rise of violence across the world has put more and more emphasis on getting the best alerting system…

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  • School Violence in WA: Protect Staff & Students with Wihkum App

    School is intended for learning and growth. It shouldn’t be a breeding ground for violence. Whilst Australia has a safe education system compared to some countries, school violence remains a concern. This blog post will explore the issue of school violence in Western Australia, focusing on the critical role of emergency response and student plus…

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  • Things are gonna get messy!

    That’s the clarion call of many copycat offenders in US schools as the harbinger of an impending school attack. Here in Australia, the increasing number of homegrown violent incidents at our schools is a real concern for not only parents and teachers but also their students.  School violence is out of control – ranging from…

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  • The rising tide of school violence in WA continues unabated!

    In May 2023, a 15 year old boy fired a gun in the car park of a Two Rocks school, sparking a lockdown, while at a Carine High School in December,  a 16 year old boy was allegedly stabbed twice in the back by a 15 year old girl. The WA teacher’s union is calling…

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