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Articles for March, 2016

The Magic Circle

Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Mr Elliot McGarry, Teacher of Health and Physical Education, explores the nature of games through history and why our modern interpretation of them is vital to our continued growth.

Connecting places … Connecting people

Friday, March 18th, 2016

Mr Jeff Wheatley, Head of Geography, discusses how geography helps students make connections between places and people within the local and global community, to enrich their lives and strengthen their appreciation of the wider world.

Building resilient, confident and capable young women

Friday, March 11th, 2016

Mrs Hazel Boltman, Head of Gibson House, looks at ways we can help girls build resilience and prepare to take on the world with confidence as they mature into young women.

Celebrating Grammar Women in Science – Ms Lizzi Mason

Thursday, March 10th, 2016

In celebration of the World Science Festival which is being held in Brisbane from 9 to 13 March 2016, we are sharing the stories of some our Grammar Women in Science.

Lizzi Mason’s passion for science is taking her from Brisbane to New York, where she will be working with leaders in the field of stem cell research.

Celebrating Grammar Women in Science – Dr Danielle Medek

Wednesday, March 9th, 2016

In celebration of the World Science Festival which is being held in Brisbane from 9 to 13 March 2016, we are sharing the stories of some our Grammar Women in science.

Dr Danielle MedekDr Danielle Medek (1999) is a medical doctor and researcher, committed to a career identifying and treating the impacts of climate change on human health.

Shiye recognised as a Distinguished Academic Achiever

Monday, March 7th, 2016

Ms Shiye Su, Year 12 graduate and Proxime Accessit to the Dux of the School in 2015, was recognised as a Distinguished Academic Achiever at the second annual QCE Achievement Awards on Saturday 20 February 2016.

This award is for students who, in being awarded a Queensland Certificate of Education (QCE),
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Never mind the Gap – Grammar Girls see a clear path with STEM.

Friday, March 4th, 2016

Director of Digital Pedagogies, Mr. Shane Skillen, acknowledges that there is a significant disparity between the gender workforce representations of women in STEM careers today in contrast to the foundations set by laudable women mid-last century. However, with the confidence and capability of our young Brisbane Girls Grammar School women and the support of government and industry there has never been a better time to close the gap.