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 […]
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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 […]
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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, […]
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Appetite for hard work pushing education student forward

Kahli strikes right balance with sport and studies.
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Arts Education Law

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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Arts Education Law

Teaching award honours leading Griffith educator

Award honours outstanding educational leadership
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Alumni

Ashley creates Topicthread for a safer social media experience

Developed by Griffith graduate Dr Ashley M Berge, Topicthread is being promoted as a safer, simpler and more secure social media network in which users have much greater control
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Architecture, construction and planning

Griffith makes Australian top 10 on research publication rankings

Griffith University is in the top ten of Australian institutions according to a new performance measure ranking universities on a range of published research criteria.
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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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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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Alumni

First encounter leads to three degrees in family affair

Mother reflects on daughters' Griffith experience
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Arts Education Law

Hockey star in the making finds new learning zone

Morgan to start Bachelor of Education in 2018
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Architecture, construction and planning

Six Griffith students named 2018 New Colombo Plan scholars

Bachelor of Engineering student to be China Fellow.
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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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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

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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