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Articles for June, 2013

Making headway

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Jess Golding, Class of 2006

Jess Golding, Class of 2006, has always chosen sporting interests that are little different. Whether racing a kart around a circuit or a sled down an icy track, she charges into life headlong. From the sunny clime of Brisbane, Jess tells us about the winter sport
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A little gravity

Thursday, June 27th, 2013

Carolyn Richardson (nee Scholes), Class of 1963

In the five decades since graduation, Carolyn Richardson (nee Scholes), Class of 1963, has achieved a great deal in the field of physiotherapy — attaining a doctorate, consulting with the European Space Agency and, more recently, devising a new exercise model. With her family’s
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Mind the gap

Thursday, June 20th, 2013

Just as we struggle to make meaning of text without gaps between words, we struggle to make meaning of learning without the gaps in our day in which to ponder. Ms N Smith, Dean of Studies and Planning, encourages us all to find the space to draw breath in order to find meaning.

Manners? lol!

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

Manners — politeness, etiquette and charity — are the basis of our society; they are what give us our humanity. Mrs V Ross, Head of Woolcock House, discusses how changes in the way we communicate have put values such as respect and consideration for others under pressure.

Training tomorrow’s technologist

Thursday, June 6th, 2013

Schools need to train students to be innovative, self-managing and change-ready to contend with the complexities and challenges of the future. Mr B Thomas, Co-Director of Technology Studies, discusses ways in which cross-disciplinary information and communication technology endeavours encourage creativity and enterprise.