Griffith’s education research receives national accolade

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“Student engagement is fundamental to learning and yet a major and long-standing challenge to educators in Australia and elsewhere is how to engage all young adolescents in learning at school,’’ says Associate Professor Jeanne Allen. “I’ve always been interested in how we can further empower teachers to engage their students in learning.”   Named as Australia’s leading researcher in the field […]

Libraries, role models inspire children’s love of reading 

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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 […]

Griffith showcases creative arts on world stage

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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.

Education summit prepares creative educators of tomorrow

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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 […]

My Mum is a Parasite Scientist. That’s RAD!

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“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 […]