Education

Partnership leads Tasmanian schools to higher ground

The Griffith Institute for Educational Research has partnered with Tasmania’s Department of Education to improve literacy through the professional development of school leaders with Griffith’s Principals as Literacy Leaders (PALL) program.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith’s Tallowwood childcare centre hits 30-year milestone

Education platform setting children up for life
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Arts Education Law

Education spotlight falls on research ‘powerhouse’

Griffith recognised on national stage for graduate research education
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Arts Education Law

Week showcases top education research

The latest developments in educational research were showcased during Education’s Research Week.
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Alumni

AEL awards showcase top alumni

Award-winning author Rebecca Johnson has been named Griffith University's 2016 Arts, Education and Law Alumnus of the Year for inspiring a love of science in children. Dami Im has won the 2016 Arts, Education and Law Young Alumnus of the Year.
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Arts Education Law

Autism Centre of Excellence expands expertise

Griffith’s  Autism Centre of Excellence has welcomed two new members – Dr Dawn Adams and Dr Kate Simpson – expanding its expertise in speech and language pathology, clinical and educational psychology and occupational therapy. “This will provide students in the Graduate Certificate and Master in Autism Studies program with teaching in the variety of professional approaches […]
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Education

Autistic children in Logan to benefit from new Griffith-hosted facility

Autistic children in Logan to benefit from new Griffith-hosted facility.
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Arts Education Law

Behaviour help for teachers of students with autism

The number of students with autism in mainstream schools has risen dramatically over the past decade. Schools report that students with autism usually comprise the largest group of students with disabilities needing ongoing support. One of the key areas teachers and schools consistently seek help with is behaviour management. Autistic children often do not react […]
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Arts Education Law

Small group learning aids employability

A survey of 400 Australian university students has found that most prefer small group learning as a way to maximise employability post their practical work experience.
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Arts Education Law

Good girl identity is No.1 for teens online

Australian teenage girls value friendships more than anything else in their everyday online interactions, with the most sought after identity being the “good girl”.
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Arts Education Law

Griffith upskilling STEM teachers

The School of Education and Professional Studies is leading the way in addressing the national skills shortage by offering intensive maths and science courses to hundreds of Queensland teachers. Announced by Education Minister Kate Jones, classroom teachers can apply to take part in Australia’s first state-wide professional development program from July 2016. The Queensland Department of […]
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Centre for Governance and Public Policy

Big job ahead for incoming Premier

Griffith academics have come together with media commentators to discuss policy priorities for the next Queensland Premier.
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Arts Education Law

Action Research Masterclass

In February, the Griffith Institute for Educational Research (GIER) held a series of events for its members. The Griffith Institute for Educational Research (GIER) is home to more than 220 researchers and research students, making it one of the largest concentrations of university-based education researchers in the country. The first event of the day was […]
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Arts Education Law

Swim study reveals a smart pool of talent

Research led by Griffith University indicates that early years swimming may give children a cognitive and physical advantage over others when starting school
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Features

Swimming kids are smarter

Swimming helps young children develop faster according to new Griffith research.
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Features

Leadership and literacy in a changing world

Leading educators from across the country and overseas will gather at the International Symposium for Leadership, Learning and Change at the Griffith Graduate Centre today and tomorrow. Professor Greer Johnson from the Griffith Institute for Educational Research says the conference aims to enhance understanding of the connections between research theory and practice. “It will showcase […]
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Griffith Institute for Educational Research

New ways of learning in online worlds

The challenges facing teachers on literacy, learning and the digital world will be the focus of a presentation by Professor Catherine Beavis at the International Symposium for Leadership, Learning and Change on September 14. “Digital culture and the online world have profound implications for literacy, learning and curriculum,’’ she says. “The increasing integration of digital […]
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