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Articles for July, 2011

Language learning under the Lens

Friday, July 29th, 2011

From the Director of International Studies

Last month, while perusing my e-mail, I received a link to a YouTube clip with the comment that this promised to change the way we teach other languages.

The clip was for ‘Word Lens’, an application (app) for the iPhone now available from the iTunes store.
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In search of a kindred spirit

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

From the School Psychologist

“Marilla”, she demanded presently, “do you think that I shall ever have a bosom friend in Avonlea?”

“A–a what kind of friend?”

“A bosom friend – an intimate friend, you know – a really kindred spirit to whom I can confide my inmost soul. I’ve dreamed of meeting her
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From the Chair of the Board

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

It is in many ways an invidious task to steer such a well established, high performing and much-loved institution as Brisbane Girls Grammar School into new waters. But it is certainly not an option to allow this vessel to ride the fast-running waters without carefully planning the journey.

Our comprehensive student care programme

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

‘We understand the importance of a culture of care where strong relationships nurture the growth of girls and young women.’
Mrs Anne Ingram, Deputy Principal (Students)

View our extensive curriculum and range of learning opportunities

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

‘All girls, regardless of their particular interests or individual abilities, are able to experience academic success in a learning environment that enlivens curiosity.’
Mrs Anna Owen, Deputy Principal

Academic Results

Wednesday, July 13th, 2011

‘All girls, regardless of their particular interests or individual abilities, are able to experience academic success in a learning environment that enlivens curiosity.’
Mrs Anna Owen, Deputy Principal

10 Top Tips for Networking

Friday, July 8th, 2011

 10 Top Tips for Networking

 

1. First impressions last

The old adage that first impressions last is very accurate. Make your first impression count by paying close attention to the dress code and tone of an event and email or chat room etiquette if networking online.

2. Be yourself

Remember that networking is about being genuine,
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Engineering Style

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Engineering Style
Shenaz Engineer (Class of 2005)

Up-and-coming fashion designer Shenaz Engineer talks Lady Gaga and pushing boundaries.

When world-famous vocalist Fergie, from the Black Eyed Peas, showed an interest in fashion student Shenaz Engineer’s cutting edge designs for her next world tour, the fashion world sat up and took notice.

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Heritage is where the heart lies

Thursday, July 7th, 2011

Heritage is where the heart lies
Mary Martin (Class of 1970)

If Mary Martin earned frequent flier miles for the number of hours she spends consulting on faculties, committees and councils in efforts to improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health and community affairs, she’d have enough to fly off to Mauritius
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