Pearson academic student award for education student

Arts Education Law
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Two Griffith University Education students were recently named as among only seven students to be recognised at the Pearson Student Academic Achievement Awards 2013. More than 40 university students from across Australia were nominated for the Awards, for outstanding effort, dedication, and academic achievement in their chosen field of study. Bachelor of Education (Primary) fourth […]

Vocational education and training research in the spotlight

Arts Education Law
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Hundreds of educators and researchers from across the globe converged on the Gold Coast to share their work on the intersection of social and industrial change, vocational education policy and practice and the role of research, in April this year. The 17th Annual Australian Vocational Education and Training Research Association (AVETRA) Conference, was sponsored by […]

Employment awards, pay and qualifications: recognition and relationships

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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Prompted in part by changes in the 1984 metalworkers’ employment Award to include a 14 point classification scheme, Dr Damian Oliver from the University of Sydney’s Workplace Research Centre, shared findings in May from a co-authored paper (with Kurt Walpole) about the frequency, pay range and other patterns linked within 122 Australian employment awards to […]

Why is Xinjiang violence escalating?

Griffith Asia Institute
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China’s Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region—called “East Turkestan” by many Uighurs—has experienced numerous violent incidents since inter-ethnic riots rocked the region’s capital, Urumqi, in July 2009. Yet this year easily has been the most violent, with the March 1 mass knife attack at Kunming train station in China’s southwest, the April 30 bomb and knife attack […]