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Archived events 2015

Dr Nici Humphry
11:00am to 12:00pm
September 18, 2015

Parent engagement in education

Research commons

Abstract: Parent engagement in their children's education has been identified as one of the most important indicators of educational success. Therefore developing ways in which parent engagement becomes possible is vital. In this project, rather than reporting on yet...

Global Identity
5:00pm to 7:00pm
September 16, 2015 to September 17, 2015

Global identity in multicultural and international educational contexts

IGCE symposium

Abstract: The increased movement of people globally has changed the face of national and international schooling. Higher levels of mobility have resulted from both the willing movement of students and their families with a desire to create a better life, and the forced...

Janice Crerar - PhD Candidate, International Graduate Centre of Education
11:00am to 12:00pm
September 04, 2015

#distractinglysexy:women in/and science

Research commons

Abstract: Women and/in science has been the focus of political and educational discourse for several decades, largely driven by quantitative studies that tell a certain story about women in science.  This research applies a feminist post-structural lens to the stories...

Bea Staley
8:00am to 10:30am
August 28, 2015 to November 06, 2015

Come up and write


Every Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 8am to 10:30am during Semester 2, 2015.

Our room is now open for task oriented distraction free writing three mornings a week. You will receive an invitation for each Tuesday, Thursday and Friday mornings, so please use the...

Dr Tejaswini Patil-Vishwanth - Social Work, School of Health, CDU
5:00pm to 7:00pm
August 26, 2015

Peeling the onion - ‘talk’ and ‘text’ in contemporary debates on race, riots and asylum seekers

IGCE symposium

Abstract: Discourse analysis as a methodology is veritable in its useage. My presentation has two fold purposes: One to discuss the methodological underpinnings of discourse analysis. Two, examine how I applied Foucauldian discourse analysis in my research on media...

Kindergaten class
11:00am to 12:00pm
August 21, 2015

Teaching territory style: A historical account of Northern Territory public education

Research commons

Abstract: This is a study of the public education system of the Northern Territory for the period 1877 to 2010. The study considers narratives sought from educators who taught in the system and examines their experiences and views, in light of Commonwealth...

Dawnie Tagala - MEd (I) Graduate, International Graduate Centre of Education, Charles Darwin University
5:00pm to 7:00pm
August 19, 2015

From their lens: Skilled migrants on the impacts of international skilled migration on home-countries

IGCE symposium

Abstract: There is an already established knowledge on the impacts of migration from an economic, financial and national development standpoint. The Filipinos, with an estimated ten million of them living overseas, have garnered academic interest and inspired...

Associate Professor John Guenther
5:00pm to 7:00pm
August 12, 2015 to November 04, 2015

Teacher quality and qualities in remote schools: what matters?

IGCE symposium

Abstract: Much of the blame for the apparent failure of remote education is attributed to poor teachers and teaching. Teachers are said to be young inexperienced, they only come to remote places because they can’t get a job elsewhere, and they leave after...

Research Commons
11:30am to 12:30pm
August 07, 2015

Higher education in Cambodia

Research commons

Date: Friday August 7, 2015
Time: 11:30 – 12:30pm
Location: Orange 2.4.07, Casuarina Campus



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