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Teaching graduates to have their pick of jobs by 2022

Teaching jobs are bucking the trend of shortages and are tipped to have the biggest oversupply of employment opportunities in Australia by 2022.
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Anxiety a major factor in reducing quality of life in children with autism

Treating anxiety in children on the autism spectrum may help to significantly improve their quality of life a Griffith University study published in Autism Research has found.   “For many years, researchers have been reporting that children on the autism spectrum have poorer quality of life than neurotypical children, with most studies suggesting that this […]
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English-Samoan bilingual kindy connects kids to culture 

An English-Samoan bi-lingual kindergarten in Logan has proven successful in connecting young children with their heritage language and culture.  
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Bridging the Gap: Transitioning From Adolescence To Adulthood With ASD

The Griffith University Art Museum is currently hosting Keg de Souza’s exhibition Common Knowledge and Learning Curves, which stems from de Souza’s ongoing interest in the ways we teach and learn. Specifically, this exhibition seeks to break down hierarchies in typical education, and favour the experience of those who are often marginalised by mainstream schooling. […]
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Griffith University welcomes the third cohort of teachers under Saudi Arabia’s Khebrat program

Griffith University’s School of Education and Professional Studies (EPS) and the Griffith English Language Institute (GELI) have welcomed participants from the Building Leadership for Change through School Immersion – Cohort 3 (BLCSI) program for the Ministry of Education in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The program will be based at the largest of Griffith’s five […]
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Leading Education in the 21st Century

Preamble – Technologies and Teaching the Teachers: Tamara’s Story by Emeritus Professor Glenn Finger, Griffith University Throughout my teaching career, I have developed and shared my deepening belief that teaching our nation’s young people is the most important profession on the planet. As well as being the profession upon which all other professions are built, teachers […]
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New exhibition reimagines life in the classroom

A new exhibition at the Griffith University Art Museum invites viewers to reimagine life in the classroom.
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Griffith University celebrates 50 years of teacher education

Griffith University’s School of Education and Professional Studies celebrated 50 years of delivering teacher education programs at Mt Gravatt campus on Wednesday, April 10. Alumni, students and lecturers, past and present comprised the 450-strong gathering to celebrate the school’s abiding legacy of excellence in teacher education. More than 40,000 education students have graduated from teaching […]
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World-champion engages students in learning by skipping

Bardon State School Year three teacher and Jake Eve chose Griffith because of its strong reputation in education. “I chose Griffith because I heard it was a great university for education degrees,’’ the world champion skipper says. Jake, who won the 2018 World Skipping Championships in Shanghai, has been skipping competitively since he was  nine-years-old.  […]
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Australian University Teacher of the Year inspires next generation of mathematics teachers

Inspirational mathematics educator Dr Kevin Larkin has been named Universities Australia 2018 Australian University Teacher of the Year.
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Study aims to improve academic outcomes for children with autism

Griffith University education researchers have been awarded more than $400,000 for an Australian Research Council Linkage Project.
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Teachers need more professional development to support anxiety in students with autism

Professional development is needed to increase teacher knowledge about anxiety-related behaviours in students with autism.
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Teaching at top of Australia’s growth industries

Primary and secondary school teachers are in high demand across Australia.
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Study debunks autism intervention myths

A new study led by Griffith University, published in PLOS One today, has found that optimised-debunking interventions are effective in reducing support for practices that are not backed by research.
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Twice-exceptional children more at risk of bullying – study

Gifted children with a disability are more at risk of bullying than other children according to new research from Griffith University.
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NRL research aims to lift participation rates and promote junior players’ wellbeing

Dr Wayne Usher, from the School of Education and Professional Studies, has played a significant role in helping guide Australia’s Rugby League into an exciting new era.
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Griffith Education partners with Singapore Special Education school

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 […]
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A creative teacher professional learning approach to student engagement

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 […]
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