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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Arts Education Law

Students off to the Arctic to bear witness to climate change

Griffith students will embark on an epic 12-day voyage around the Arctic to document the effects of climate change.
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Alumni

Griffith representatives recognised with Australia Day Honours

Incoming Pro-Vice Chancellor (Indigenous) Professor Cindy Shannon was one of many Griffith University staff, alumni and associates recognised with Australia Day Honours.
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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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Griffith research nationally recognised

Griffith University’s research excellence has once again been recognised nationally.
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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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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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English-Samoan bilingual kindy connects kids to culture 

An English-Samoan bi-lingual kindergarten in Logan has proven successful in connecting young children with their heritage language and culture.  
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Bridging the Gap: Transitioning From Adolescence To Adulthood With ASD

The Griffith University Art Museum is currently hosting Keg de Souza’s exhibition Common Knowledge and Learning Curves, which stems from de Souza’s ongoing interest in the ways we teach and learn. Specifically, this exhibition seeks to break down hierarchies in typical education, and favour the experience of those who are often marginalised by mainstream schooling. […]
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Griffith University welcomes the third cohort of teachers under Saudi Arabia’s Khebrat program

Griffith University’s School of Education and Professional Studies (EPS) and the Griffith English Language Institute (GELI) have welcomed participants from the Building Leadership for Change through School Immersion – Cohort 3 (BLCSI) program for the Ministry of Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The program will be based at the largest of Griffith’s five […]
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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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Griffith University celebrates 50 years of teacher education

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 […]
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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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Griffith Education partners with Singapore Special Education school

Griffith’s School of Education and Professional Studies, has signed an agreement with MINDS Singapore to collaborate on special education programs for children. Movement for the Intellectually Disabled of Singapore (MINDS), was founded to provide equal opportunities for children with intellectual disabilities. It has grown to become one of the oldest and largest non-government organisations catering […]
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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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