Griffith University’s School of Education and Professional Studies celebrated 50 years of delivering teacher education programs at Mt Gravatt campus on Wednesday, April 10.
Alumni, students and lecturers, past and present comprised the 450-strong gathering to celebrate the school’s abiding legacy of excellence in teacher education.
More than 40,000 education students have graduated from teaching education programs since the school was established in 1969 by the Queensland Education department.
“Tonight we celebrate teacher education and the contribution to the community of tens of thousands of alumni from this institution which today is one of the largest schools at Griffith University with a broader education agenda and located on three campuses Mt Gravatt, Logan and the Gold Coast,’’ said Education Dean Professor Donna Pendergast.
“Many graduates have enjoyed successful teaching and school leadership roles while others have utilised their teacher education qualification in a diverse range of careers.”