Visiting Expert Program - Prof. Anthony Gray - St Monica's College

Kerrie Stanley 22 October, 2018

Professor Anthony Gray's visit to St Monica's College Many, many thanks again for all the work you and others do for the BLA Legal Studies activities. Anthony was once again excellent. I had 22 students in the student session on Thursday 18th October. His depth of knowledge and skilful analysis he elicits from both young and older people when considering Human Rights issues are unsurpassed. Liz Rogerson Legal Studies, Religious Education and Humanities Teacher...


Breakfast with the Law

Kerrie Stanley 19 October, 2018

Breakfast with the Law 2018 This morning consisted of organising a fantastic Breakfast with the Law sponsored by Vandeleur Todd Solicitors and Supported by BEAQ. Our guest speaker was Ms Kate Buckley, Barrister at Law who shared her journey to becoming a Barrister with us, followed by Prof Anthony Gray Life member of BEAQ who opened a hotly debated discussion on Democracy in Australia. We love being able to provide these breakfasts to regional students to assist them with their career choices. A huge thanks to our talented MC's who were Corinna Fleur Kyle Bowe from St Mary's Catholic College, the...


QIMR Visit - Trinity Bay State High School

Kerrie Stanley 30 August, 2018

QIMR Visit Trinity Bay State High School We had 210 Trinity Bay students hear the wonderful science stories of the QIMR team. Feedback from students as always was very heartening and positive. They tell me this directly and with the excellent and intelligent questions they pose. Another key indicator is just how many of the students stayed back afterwards with the scientists into their own lunch breaks and after school time to source more information and listen to more stories about their careers. We love this program as do our students and value to support enormously.  I had a subject...


Engineers Without Boarders - Kuranda District State College

Kerrie Stanley 15 August, 2018

Engineers Without Boarders Kuranda District State College Our Yr 8 9 students participated in the workshop. Approx 25 were present on the day. Two staff attended. Feedback was that it was fantastic and the students engaged in the activities. Once again, thanks for the providing this opportunity for our students at KDSC. Regards, Michelle Howe Deputy Principal- Secondary Kuranda District State College...


Engineers Without Boarders - Woree State High School

Kerrie Stanley 13 August, 2018

Engineers Without Boarders Woree State High School Firstly, thank you for co-ordinating the EWB workshops.  The two young student engineers were well presented and prepared. Sid and Ruben where very friendly and the students responded very well to their workshops. Our students participated in the water filtration workshop and the prosthetic leg workshop. Both excellent and enjoyable. The water filtration workshop was especially interesting as it raised many issues around water security, availability and the economic factors which influence politics. Overall, 10 out of 10. JOE QUINN  |  STEM Coordinator/ Technology TEACHER  |  Woree State High School...


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