Arts Education Law

Expert creates resource as teachers prepare to move online

A Griffith University education expert has created a free online resource to help teachers keep students engaged outside the classroom.
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School of Education and Professional Studies

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

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 […]
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Alumni

Fellowship trip to Big Apple set to benefit Logan learners

Two-time Griffith alumnus Jasmine Kassulke is using skills she picked up in the Big Apple to provide Logan's next generation with better quality design education.
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Griffith English Language Institute

Griffith University farewells second group of emerging leaders in Saudi Arabian education

Griffith University’s second delivery of ‘Building Leadership for Change through School Immersion’ (BLCSI) has drawn to a conclusion, with participants and their families set to return home to Saudi Arabia in the coming weeks. The ten month long program was designed and delivered by the Griffith English Language Institute (GELI), Griffith’s School of Education and […]
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Arts Education Law

Autism study shows 4 out of 5 children on autism spectrum are anxious at school  

New Griffith University research shows that four out of five children on the autism spectrum report experiencing anxiety at school.
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Arts Education Law

Inaugural Gifted and Talented Symposium

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 […]
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Alumni

Griffith grads rewarded for STEM Punks programs

A small business co-founded by a Griffith Education graduate and which also employs two other fellow grads has won a 2019 QLD Telstra Business Award.
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Arts Education Law

VC rewards excellence in our university educators

Dr Leanne Kenway from the School of Medical Science has been named the 2019 Vice Chancellor's Griffith University Teacher of the Year.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith research nationally recognised

Griffith University’s research excellence has once again been recognised nationally.
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Arts Education Law

Oxford appointment for vocational education expert

Honorary Oxford Fellowship offers international collaboration on vocational education.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith University Academic Awards Presentation Ceremony 2019

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 […]
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Arts Education Law

UNESCO invites Griffith Education Professor to deliver education research workshops

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 […]
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Education

Gold Coast State Secondary Education Ball and Excellence Awards

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 […]
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Alumni

Griffith grad to become the first Fellow in Education of St John’s College, Cambridge University

Dr Morag Morrison-Helme will be inaugurated as a Fellow of St John's College at Cambridge University in October.
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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

Singapore national awards for Master of Training and Development graduates

Two Singaporean Griffith Education graduates have been recognised in Singapore’s national Skillsfuture award program. Master of Training and Development (offshore) graduate Colonel Sng Hock Lin received the Exemplary SkillsFuture Award for his work on Public Sector Transformation. Colonel Lin was responsible for the transformation of the Army Logistics Training Institute (ALTI) Singapore, to a future-ready […]
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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

Anxiety a major factor in reducing quality of life in children with autism

Treating anxiety in children on the autism spectrum may help to significantly improve their quality of life a Griffith University study published in Autism Research has found.   “For many years, researchers have been reporting that children on the autism spectrum have poorer quality of life than neurotypical children, with most studies suggesting that this […]
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