Concurrent Session C

Phillip Anthony1 1 Queensland Tertiary Admissions Centre The purpose of the presentation is to ensure that attendees understand the composition of the ATAR, the process of subject weighting within the ATAR and the function of My Path in assisting students...
  • April 16, 2018
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Kathe Kirby1 1Director, Asia Education Foundation, University Of Melbourne The Australia–Asia BRIDGE (Building Relationships through Intercultural Dialogue and Growing Engagement) School Partnerships Program builds people-to-people links across the Asia region. BRIDGE is a blended model of face-to-face teacher professional learning and...
  • March 19, 2018
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Helen Robin1 1 St Thomas More College Sunnybank Best Practice in Transitioning International Students into their New High School Environments Biography Ms Helen Robin has worked in international education since 1994.  After qualifying with a BA from UQ and a Grad...
  • March 13, 2018
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Dianne Aylward1 1Principal, Moreton Bay Environmental Education Centre This session has been developed for international delegates to introduce STEM capabilities through Queensland’s unique Environmental and Outdoor Education Centre program.   Inspiring Bay Champions through STEM provides international students, teachers and the...
  • March 13, 2018
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Vanessa Fensom1, Leanne Rolph2 1Department of Education, Brisbane, Australia, 2Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority (QCAA), Brisbane, Australia   It is becoming increasingly popular for students to undertake VET qualifications in combination with their mainstream school sector course, either directly with...
  • March 6, 2018
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Christopher Gauthier1 , Asha Mortel2 1Springfield Central State High School, Springfield, Australia, 2Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots Australia Students trekking through steaming jungles? Free-range Orangutans, river crossings & remote village living? NO WIFI! THIS is the stuff of nightmares for some, but...
  • March 2, 2018
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Megan Short1, Kathleen Newcombe2 1Genin, Australia, 2Sarina Russo Group (also Member of the gen[in] consortium) , Brisbane, Australia In the ever-changing world of work, it is more important than ever to prepare young people for the future by building their...
  • March 2, 2018
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Professor Talal Yusaf1 1University Of Southern Queensland, Toowoomba , Australia International partnership models have become widely popular due to their ability to overcome logistical issues while quality education is maintained. This can be noted in Higher Education, TAFE and tertiary...
  • March 2, 2018
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Barry Duncan1 1North Lakes State College, North Lakes, Australia   Timetabled EAL/D classes; EAL/D Exams in Exam Blocks – once a pipe dream but today a reality at North Lakes State College. North Lakes State College is a P-12 school...
  • March 2, 2018
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Alex Smythe2, Mohit Trivedi3, Angela Rogers1 1Trade and Investment Queensland, 2Brisbane Student Hub, 3Gold Coast Student Hub) Queensland is the only state in Australia to a commitment to state wide student hubs and study clusters to enhance the student experience. This...
  • March 2, 2018
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