Griffith faces up to the issues of World Mental Health Day 

Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention
This Wednesday 10 October, is World Mental Health Day and, as a leading institution in the field, Griffith has a range of expertise and programs which link to this year’s theme, ‘Young people and mental health in a changing world’.  The aim is to bring attention to the issues our youth and young adults are facing in our world today and bring the […]
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Griffith alumnus wins prestigious teaching award

Griffith education alumnus Natalie Harris has won the Queensland College of Teachers Excellence in Teaching Award for her work in inspiring young girls in science and technology.
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Arts Education Law

Rising track star has teaching in her sights

Rising athletics star Ella Connolly loves to work with and help young people achieve their goals.
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Indigenous education leader receives international award

'Immense contribution' of Aunty Anne recognised at prestigious ceremony.
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Kombumerri Together Planning Session

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, […]
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Solving the problem of global youth unemployment

Vocational Education and Training could hold the solution to the problem of global youth unemployment.
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Griffith’s education research receives national accolade

“Student engagement is fundamental to learning and yet a major and long-standing challenge to educators in Australia and elsewhere is how to engage all young adolescents in learning at school,’’ says Associate Professor Jeanne Allen. “I’ve always been interested in how we can further empower teachers to engage their students in learning.”   Named as Australia’s leading researcher in the field […]
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Appetite for hard work pushing education student forward

Kahli strikes right balance with sport and studies.
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National recognition for Griffith research

Griffith University continues to ride the wave in being recognised as a rising star in academic research. One week after being named in Nature, the world’s leading multidisciplinary science journal, as Oceania’s Nature Index Rising Star 2018, Griffith has made the list of leading research institutions in The Australian newspaper’s special Research supplement. The research […]
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Hard work and passion pays off for new teacher

"There is absolutely no job in the world that could possibly be better than what I get to do every day,'' says education graduate Jessi Rankin.
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Teaching award honours leading Griffith educator

Award honours outstanding educational leadership
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Libraries, role models inspire children’s love of reading 

As National Book Week draws to a close, Griffith University literacy expert Professor Beryl Exley says the motivation to read is really important for children’s understanding of the written word. “The local library can be really helpful to families as it gives them access to a wide range of books and allowing them to choose what they […]
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Children with autism showing increasing anxiety through primary school – study

A world-first autism study has found high levels of anxiety in children as young as five years old with autism attending Australian schools.
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AEL research shines in Three Minute Thesis Heats

Griffith Criminology Institute doctoral student Moses Amagnya took out first place in the Arts, Education and Law (AEL) heat of the annual Three Minute Thesis Competition held at Griffith’s South Bank campus yesterday. Moses was one of three finalists out of the eleven contestants who will now represent AEL at the university-wide final to be […]
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Griffith showcases creative arts on world stage

Griffith University will showcase its creative arts offerings at the George Town Festival in Penang, Malaysia next month. The Arts, Education and Law Group (AEL) are presenting The Griffith Creative Arts Room as part of the month-long celebration of arts and culture, which attracts more than a million visitors from around the world.
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United Nations Presentation: The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

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. […]
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Maximising communication in schools for children with autism

Schools need to improve communication skills so students with autism can flourish.
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Education summit prepares creative educators of tomorrow

How can teachers use creativity in the classroom to engage students and enhance learning? How can students develop their creative thinking and learning capacities? These questions were explored at the Queensland Creativity Summit on Tuesday, June 12. Hosted by Griffith University’s School of Education and Professional Studies, with the support of the Queensland College of […]
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