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Citations honour outstanding Griffith teachers

The 2017 Australian Awards for University Teaching, Citations for Outstanding Contributions to Student Learning, have been announced by Senator the Hon Simon Birmingham, Minister for Education and Training.  
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My Mum is a Parasite Scientist. That’s RAD!

“My Mum is a Parasite Scientist. That’s RAD!” is the first of a series of books which was launched during Queensland National Science Week last month. The aim of That’s RAD! Science series is to inspire in children an interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through engaging picture books written by Queensland women […]
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Cross-cultural experiential learning in health and sports science education

In early June, the School of Education and Professional Studies delivered an intensive course to 13 students and 1 academic visiting from the Education University of Hong Kong. This program saw the students participate in lectures by Dr Ben Williams and Dr Kay Hartwig. They also were involved in skill development sessions run by Mark […]
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Griffith announces squad for Women’s Aon Uni 7s Series

Elite stars to join 26-strong group
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Understanding autism traits key to classroom outcomes

Teacher knowledge of autism-related behaviour is a key factor in successful classroom outcomes.
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Principals key to inclusive education

Principals should lead the way in adopting a whole-school approach to the education of all students, including those with autism and other disabilities. According to autism expert Professor Jacqueline Roberts, Director of Griffith University’s Autism Centre of Excellence, it is essential for principals to lead the training of teachers about autism and spread that knowledge throughout the […]
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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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Griffith’s Tallowwood childcare centre hits 30-year milestone

Education platform setting children up for life
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Essay the new norm for teaching students

From August 2017, prospective teaching students will be required to submit a 1000-word essay on why they want to teach before being accepted into Queensland universities.
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Double bill showcases journey of belonging

Award-winning playwright, actor and Griffith PhD candidate, Margi Brown Ash, will present a double bill performance of her works at the Brisbane Powerhouse in June/July.
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Education spotlight falls on research ‘powerhouse’

Griffith recognised on national stage for graduate research education
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Week showcases top education research

The latest developments in educational research were showcased during Education’s Research Week.
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Research into initial teacher training challenges

Issues faced by Queensland universities involved in Initial Teacher Education experience were in the spotlight at a recent focus group hosted by the School of Education and Professional Studies.
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Get moving for your mental health

Being active and involved with sporting clubs increases the mental health of Australia’s university students.
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Principals lead the way in lifting literacy levels

An innovative reading program focusing on school principals as leaders and change makers is raising literacy levels across Australia.
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Academic welcomes early reading screening test

Griffith University early literacy expert Dr Michelle Neumann welcomes a national early reading screening check announced by Education Minister Simon Birmingham earlier this year.
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Exploring the unique skills of people with autism

Developing the unique skills of people with autism and improving pathways to further education and employment will be explored in an autism seminar at Griffith University’s Mt Gravatt campus on Friday, April 21.
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Compassion the key for teaching student

Compassion is the driving force behind Griffith University first-year education student Anja van Aswegen’s desire to teach.
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