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Griffith appoints distinguished academic to DVC Research

A highly regarded chemical biologist with a distinguished record in championing research across several continents, Professor Mario Pinto, has been announced as Griffith University’s new Deputy Vice Chancellor (Research).
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Arts Education Law

First Nations scholar wins prestigious award

First Nations Griffith University researcher Dr Debbie Bargallie has been named the 2019 winner of the prestigious Stanner Award for her analysis of racism in The Australian Public Service.
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Arts Education Law

Teaching graduates to have their pick of jobs by 2022

Teaching jobs are bucking the trend of shortages and are tipped to have the biggest oversupply of employment opportunities in Australia by 2022.
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Arts Education Law

Leading Education in the 21st Century

Preamble – Technologies and Teaching the Teachers: Tamara’s Story by Emeritus Professor Glenn Finger, Griffith University Throughout my teaching career, I have developed and shared my deepening belief that teaching our nation’s young people is the most important profession on the planet. As well as being the profession upon which all other professions are built, teachers […]
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Linkage Projects spotlight Griffith research impact

Funding supports innovative collaborations on critical research projects
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Study aims to improve academic outcomes for children with autism

Griffith University education researchers have been awarded more than $400,000 for an Australian Research Council Linkage Project.
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A creative teacher professional learning approach to student engagement

In 2016, a team of Griffith’s School of Education and Professional Studies researchers (Associate Professor Jeanne Allen (team leader), Dr Glenda McGregor, Professor Donna Pendergast and Dr Michelle Ronksley-Pavia) were commissioned by the ACT to develop measures to support the educational engagement of high school students (Years 7-10). The team developed the Young Adolescent Engagement […]
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Solving the problem of global youth unemployment

Vocational Education and Training could hold the solution to the problem of global youth unemployment.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith’s education research receives national accolade

“Student engagement is fundamental to learning and yet a major and long-standing challenge to educators in Australia and elsewhere is how to engage all young adolescents in learning at school,’’ says Associate Professor Jeanne Allen. “I’ve always been interested in how we can further empower teachers to engage their students in learning.”   Named as Australia’s leading researcher in the field […]
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Teaching award honours leading Griffith educator

Award honours outstanding educational leadership
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Children with autism showing increasing anxiety through primary school – study

A world-first autism study has found high levels of anxiety in children as young as five years old with autism attending Australian schools.
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Arts Education Law

AEL research shines in Three Minute Thesis Heats

Griffith Criminology Institute doctoral student Moses Amagnya took out first place in the Arts, Education and Law (AEL) heat of the annual Three Minute Thesis Competition held at Griffith’s South Bank campus yesterday. Moses was one of three finalists out of the eleven contestants who will now represent AEL at the university-wide final to be […]
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Griffith Institute for Educational Research

Griffith leads UNESCO project workshop in Beirut

Advancing work-based learning experiences for young people in the Arab region is the focus of an United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) project, led by Griffith University Professor of Education Stephen Billett. Professor Billett led a multinational and multiagency workshop to discuss a series of country studies and other resources as part of a […]
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United Nations Presentation: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Professor Donna Pendergast (School of Education and Professional Studies) and Professor Greer Johnson (Griffith Institute for Educational Research) invites you to attend this special presentation which will commence with a light lunch. Please share this invitation with others you think may be interested to attend. Just let us know so we can cater for everyone. […]
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Maximising communication in schools for children with autism

Schools need to improve communication skills so students with autism can flourish.
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Arts Education Law

Engagement key to active learning – 200 children speak out

Kindergarten-aged children enjoy learning much more than children who have started school according to a new Griffith University study.
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Arts Education Law

Studying the dark side of teen girls’ social media

Despite the best efforts of educators, government, and law enforcers, teen  bullying and sexting are still very much a part of many Australian teen girls’ lives.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith research to help cut road toll

While Australia’s road toll has reduced considerably in a generation, Griffith University’s Dr Lyndel Bates will spend the next few years helping to bring the numbers down even lower. In 2011, Australian drivers aged 17-25 comprised 13 per cent of the population yet this demographic accounted for 22 per cent of all the national road […]
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