Alumni

Katrin powers to gold on Gold Coast roads

Team Griffith claims twelfth win at GC2018
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Alumni

Gail’s a driving force for Logan migrant community

The opportunity and belief are there to build communities of hope and justice in Australia, says migrant advocate and award-winning Griffith alumnus Gail Ker OAM
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Arts Education Law

Australian first: Student teacher exchange agreement with Singapore

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 […]
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Arts Education Law

Autism workshop in Brazil

Professor Jacqui Roberts from the Autism Centre of Excellence recently returned from running a 4-day workshop for professionals working with people with autism in Porto Alegre and surrounding areas in the south of Brazil. While resources for the autism community are scarce and hard to access in Brazil, the issues for those with autism and […]
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Alumni

First encounter leads to three degrees in family affair

Mother reflects on daughters' Griffith experience
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Arts Education Law

High anxiety in young children with autism – study

A new Griffith University study has found young children with autism display high levels of anxiety symptoms.
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Griffith Enterprise

Research partnership with NRL to improve sports participation

Research into sports activity in Australian children suggests that non-elite participants are losing interest in sport more rapidly and disengaging, not just from sport, but all physical activity. While the leading sports keep growing, their supporting communities are struggling. It once seemed the sporting fields of suburban and rural Australia churned out world champions at […]
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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

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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Alumni

Griffith announces squad for Women’s Aon Uni 7s Series

Elite stars to join 26-strong group
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Alumni

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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Arts Education Law

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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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

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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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

Education spotlight falls on research ‘powerhouse’

Griffith recognised on national stage for graduate research education
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