Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

Teaching award honours leading Griffith educator

Award honours outstanding educational leadership
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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

Maximising communication in schools for children with autism

Schools need to improve communication skills so students with autism can flourish.
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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

Master’s opens door to teaching career

It was while completing his honours in psychology at a Gold Coast school that Phillip Pearce first realised teaching would become his raison d’etre. “I always had a passion for child developmental psychology, discovered I loved being in a school environment and so enrolled in the Master of Primary Teaching at Griffith,’’ he said. “My […]
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PL Hub partners with photographer, Steve Parish to improving teacher skills and wellbeing

Renowned nature photographer Steve Parish has partnered with Griffith University’s Professional Learning Hub to deliver photography courses to Queensland teachers. Teaming with Dr Alison Sammel from the School of Education and Professional Studies the online courses would help improve teachers’ communication skills as well as enhancing personal and professional fulfillment. The need for a multi-skilled, […]
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From village girl to Associate Professor

A ‘70s alumnus of The University of the South Pacific (USP) and the present Associate Professor of Professional and Practice Based Learning at Griffith University, Associate Professor Sarojni Choy (nee Naidu) came as a student to USP in 1976 and graduated with a Diploma of Science in 1978. Dr Choy describes her experiences at USP […]
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Shifting sands: A brief cultural immersion for Griffith staff

Four Griffith university staff, including Dean and Head of School Professor Donna Pendergast, had the opportunity to travel to Riyadh, for the First Forum on Educational Professional Development, which was hosted by the Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia. The Griffith Program, within the Khebrat initiative, is jointly delivered by the Griffith English Language Institute […]
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Alumni

Katrin powers to gold on Gold Coast roads

Team Griffith claims twelfth win at GC2018
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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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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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