Griffith Education partners with Singapore Special Education school

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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 […]

A creative teacher professional learning approach to student engagement

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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 […]

Kombumerri Together Planning Session

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Griffith University School of Education and Professional Studies academics Dr Alison Sammel, Dr Greg Vass and Dr Tasha Riley recently attended a curriculum planning session with teachers from a cluster of Gold Coast schools. The schools involved were Bellevue Park State School, Southport State School, Southport State High School, Benowa State School, Benowa State High School, […]

United Nations Presentation: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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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. […]

From village girl to Associate Professor

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A ‘70s alumnus of The University of the South Pacific (USP) and the present Associate Professor of Professional and Practice Based Learning at Griffith University, Associate Professor Sarojni Choy (nee Naidu) came as a student to USP in 1976 and graduated with a Diploma of Science in 1978. Dr Choy describes her experiences at USP […]

Shifting sands: A brief cultural immersion for Griffith staff

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Four Griffith university staff, including Dean and Head of School Professor Donna Pendergast, had the opportunity to travel to Riyadh, for the First Forum on Educational Professional Development, which was hosted by the Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia. The Griffith Program, within the Khebrat initiative, is jointly delivered by the Griffith English Language Institute […]

Australian first: Student teacher exchange agreement with Singapore

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Griffith University’s School of Education and Professional Studies and the National Institute of Education (NIE) at Nanyang Technological University signed the first pre-service student teacher exchange agreement between Australia and Singapore. Starting from July this year, Singaporean teaching students will have the opportunity to undertake their professional placement in Southeast Queensland through the exchange agreement […]