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 […]
Published
Arts Education Law

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 […]
Published
Architecture

New exhibition reimagines life in the classroom

A new exhibition at the Griffith University Art Museum invites viewers to reimagine life in the classroom.
Published
Arts Education Law

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 […]
Published
Arts Education Law

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.  […]
Published
Arts Education Law

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.
Published
Arts Education Law

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.
Published
Arts Education Law

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.
Published
Arts Education Law

Teaching at top of Australia’s growth industries

Primary and secondary school teachers are in high demand across Australia.
Published
Arts Education Law

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.
Published
Arts Education Law

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.
Published
Arts Education Law

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.
Published
Arts Education Law

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 […]
Published
Arts Education Law

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 […]
Published
Arts Education Law

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.
Published
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.
Published
Corporate

Indigenous education leader receives international award

'Immense contribution' of Aunty Anne recognised at prestigious ceremony.
Published
Arts Education Law

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, […]
Published