Articles for February, 2015

The responsibility of the gatekeeper

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Archives — as records — wield power over the shape and direction of historical scholarship and collective memory, and the role of Brisbane Girls Grammar School Archives is to use these resources to link the contributions of past students to the world, and to maintain traditions which have kept the School community together for the past 140 years.

Girls Grammar alumna announced as prestigious Fulbright Scholar

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Photo courtesy of the Fulbright Australian-American Commission

Last night at the annual Fulbright Scholar Showcase and Presentation Dinner in Perth, alumna Kathryn Zealand (2008) was officially awarded the 2015 Fulbright Anne Wexler Masters Scholarship in Public Policy, which is sponsored by the Australian Government, Department of Education and Training.

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Engaging ethically with the world

Friday, February 20th, 2015

Mr Paul Martineau looks at how service travel programmes such as Antipodeans Abroad can provide our students with the opportunity to develop holistically and begin to engage ethically with the world outside of their normal comfort zones.

‘Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.’ (Miriam Beard)

Welcome back 2015

Tuesday, February 10th, 2015

We asked Grammar girls to tell us how they feel about being back at school for a new year and what they are looking forward to in 2015.