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Archived events 2015

8:30am to 5:30pm
December 05, 2015

Education Health Nexus: Understanding play in early childhood and primary students through research and practice

Special event

‘...for the EYLF to be implemented properly, all early childhood educators need to know what play is.’ (Every Child, Early Childhood Australia)

This symposium will illustrate the most current research on the relevance of play in Early Childhood (3-8 years of age...

2015 Creative Digital Learning Laboratory
8:30am to 3:30pm
December 02, 2015

2015 Creative Digital Learning Laboratory: A Lightning Symposium

Special event

Our symposium aims to:

  • Showcase the hot-spots of innovation in using digital technologies for research, teaching and learning at Charles Darwin University (CDU)
  • Engage with cutting edge social theory from Baudrillard (of the Matrix) and others, which holds...
Assoc Prof Zane Ma Rhea - Faculty of Education, Monash University
2:00pm to 12:00pm
November 24, 2015 to November 25, 2015

Two Special Events - Leadership and Wisdom

Special event

The International Graduate Centre of Education, sponsored by the Wellbeing and Sustainability research theme, is delighted to host Associate Professor Zane Ma Rhea for a two day visit to Charles Darwin...

Marianne St Clair
11:00am to 12:00pm
October 30, 2015

Is collaboration a success factor for enterprise development in remote Indigenous communities?

Research commons

Abstract: This PhD research aims to evaluate past and current enterprise development projects in remote Indigenous communities of Northern Australia (NA) to determine the role of collaboration in enterprise development and its influence on the...

Vicki Crowley
11:00am to 12:00pm
October 16, 2015

"Safe home": Approaching a writing position

Research commons

Join us for a Research Commons by Vicki Crowley, who will present her paper "Safe home": Approaching a writing position.

Abstract: This paper plies the concept of “Safe home” (a softball term for reaching home base and a precarious overarching metaphor...

Dr Khalid Khan
5:00pm to 7:00pm
October 14, 2015

Numerical and non-numerical aspects of mathematics: A case for mathematical sense making through digital technology

IGCE symposium

Abstract: Human sense-making is a useful construct through which to examine some of the processes intrinsic to the teaching and learning of mathematics. Unlike sense-making of conversation where meaning-making is prominent, sense-making in mathematics can be a complex...

Daile Fuller - PhD Candidate, International Graduate Centre of Education
11:00am to 12:00pm
October 02, 2015

Labouring to resettle: Exploring 'resettlement-work' and 'resettlement-learning' of forced migrants in Sydney

Research commons

Abstract: When considering the magnitude of forced migration on a global scale, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) shows that as of 2013 there were 51.2 million people forcibly displaced worldwide. This represents the highest level of people...

Dr Phillip Kalantzis-Cope
5:00pm to 7:00pm
September 30, 2015

Whose data? Problematising the 'gift' of social labour

IGCE symposium

Abstract: Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Google and Jared Cohen, Founder and Director of Google Ideas, contend that ‘for governments and companies’ the user-generated content that constitutes big data is ‘a gift, enabling them to better respond to...

Indigenous Leadership Conference
8:00am to 5:00pm
September 28, 2015 to September 29, 2015

2015 Indigenous Leadership Conference: navigating the health-education nexus


The International Graduate Centre of Education and the Centre of School Leadership, in partnership with the Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance NT (AMSANT) presented the 2015 Indigenous Leadership Conference: Navigating the education health nexus at the Darwin Convention...

Dr Gretchen Geng
5:00pm to 7:00pm
September 23, 2015

Stressed? Triggers in stress levels among first year education students

IGCE symposium

Abstract: An important issue faced by Australian higher education institutions is retention of teacher education students. A critical contributor to high drop-out rates in second year for these students seems to be the high levels of stress they experience in...


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