School of Education and Professional Studies Head of School Message – July 2020

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As we begin Trimester 2, we welcome 200 new students to the Bachelor of Education program. This bigger-than-ever mid-year intake of domestic students reflects one of many shifts we have all been actively engaged in over recent months. As a result of the global pandemic and its effects, we have experienced new ways of working […]

School of Education and Professional Studies Head of School Message – March 2020

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Welcome to the first trimester of 2020. Our newsletter features recognitions of some of the amazing teachers in the School of Education and Professional Studies, and insights into the achievements of the Autism Centre of Excellence, including information about research projects, collaborations, and links with the community. We also sadly farewell the 18 Saudi Arabian […]

Inaugural Gifted and Talented Symposium

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Griffith’s Professional Learning Hub hosted the inaugural Gifted and Talented Education Symposium at the Logan campus earlier last month. Dr Michelle Ronksley-Pavia convened the one-day symposium, which explored effective education practices and understanding how gifted students can be best supported in classrooms and schools. “I’ve worked with a number of schools and conducted professional development […]

School of Education and Professional Studies Head of School Message – October 2019

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Congratulations to the many recipients of awards that have been announced over the last quarter. Our Newsletter features some of these successful individuals, highlighting their contribution both within Griffith University and more widely by their profession. Among the recipients are several of our international alma mater from the highly regarded Master of Training and Development, […]

Griffith University Academic Awards Presentation Ceremony 2019

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A group of Griffith Education students have been recognised for their academic excellence, by the Australian College of Educators (ACE) at their recent June prize ceremony. Among the winners was Erin Fitzpatrick, awarded the Edmund Hibbard Prize as most outstanding second year student in the Bachelor of Education (Primary). “I was inspired to become a […]

UNESCO invites Griffith Education Professor to deliver education research workshops

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Education Professor Stephen Billet has been invited by UNESCO to lead a workshop in Morocco, to assist in the development and uptake of work-based learning in the Southern Mediterranean area. The workshop will be held in Morocco’s capital, Rabat, in October, and will bring together key agencies and staff from regional UNESCO centres, local experts […]

Gold Coast State Secondary Education Ball and Excellence Awards

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700 local secondary school teachers came together earlier this month to celebrate the annual Gold Coast Secondary Education Ball and Excellence Awards. Held at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, the event recognised world class nominees who go above and beyond to help students, staff and their school communities, every day. The Gold Coast […]