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Articles for May, 2017

Employable to a ‘T’

Friday, May 26th, 2017

What does it take to succeed in a world of work characterised by digital disruption, where the notion of employability is itself constantly evolving? Director of Post-secondary Planning, Wanda Hayes, asserts the future is looking bright for ‘T-shaped individuals’: people whose strengths are trans-disciplinary as well as specialised. But how do you create a T?

Grammar Women — Be BOLD for Change — Lucy Carne

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

Current Editor of Rendezview and past student, Ms Lucy Carne (1998), is a persuasive and articulate multi-skilled journalist, with an editing and reporting career spanning Australia, Europe, UK and the USA.

Lucy will be speaking at our upcoming Grammar Women — Be BOLD for Change event, an evening with inspirational women from a range of industries talking about their pathways into non-traditional fields, their drive to make a difference and how a positive reaction to change has helped propel their career.

Encouraging our young philanthropists of the future

Monday, May 22nd, 2017

How can we encourage our young people to develop the practice of lifelong giving? By encouraging the donation of quality goods, knowledge, time and money we offer opportunities for our young people to feel that they have made a positive difference to the lives of others and we can direct our students along the pathway to becoming young philanthropists of the future.

Grammar Women — Be BOLD for Change — Georgie Somerset

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

Queensland agricultural leader and strategist, Ms Georgie Somerset, is one of the guest speakers at our upcoming Grammar Women — Be BOLD for Change event, an evening with inspirational women from a range of industries talking about their pathways into non-traditional fields, their drive to make a difference and how a positive reaction to change has helped propel their career.

Grammar Women — Be BOLD for Change — Julie Hammer

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Retired Air Vice-Marshal and past student of Brisbane Girls Grammar School, Ms Julie Hammer AM CSC (1971), is one of the guest speakers at our upcoming Grammar Women — Be BOLD for Change event, an evening with inspirational women from a range of industries talking about their pathways into non-traditional fields, their drive to make a difference and how a positive reaction to change has helped propel their career.

Looms and weavers: teaching and the creation of knowledge and wisdom

Friday, May 12th, 2017

Dr Bruce Addison, Dean of Curriculum and Scholarship

I must admit that when I sat down to write this article many potential themes emerged. Slow learning was one. Trust another. Deconstructing the simplistic analysis associated with national and international benchmarking was tempting. These themes are important to me but this time I
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Information’s re-revolution: reading, writing and ruminating

Friday, May 5th, 2017

Director of Humanities, Ms Alison Dare, discusses the importance of critical thinking skills when evaluating news and information sources.