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Visiting Experts Program

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Kerrie Stanley 19 March, 2020 Visiting Experts Program

Visiting Expert Program - Bronwyn Smithies STEM

VISITING EXPERT BRONWYN SMITHIES Cairns State High School Bronwyn visited Cairns State High School and presented to over 80 students.  Bronwyn explained how plants can make medication.  The research discussion was targeted, understandable and well presented.  Students enjoyed the talk and could understand the relevance of the research.  They also enjoyed the discussion of the journey that Bronwyn took to be where she is today.  Thank you BLA.  Photo kindly supplied by Cairns State High School). Robyn Cowie, HOD Science, CSHS Bentley Park College On Thursday 19th March select Science students in years 8, 10 and 12 were lucky enough...

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Kerrie Stanley 19 March, 2020 Visiting Experts Program

Visiting Expert Program - Bronwyn Smithies STEM

Visiting Expert Program Bronwyn Smithies STEM Visit to Trinity Anglican School by UQ Young Science Ambassador Bronwyn Smithies Bronwyn visited TAS on Thursday, March 19, 2020 and addressed a group of 98 students. The participating students were in years 10-12. All students studying Biology, Chemistry, Marine Science or Physics in year 11 or 12 were present. The year 10 students comprised my own science class, which was scheduled for that time. Bronwyn spoke with warmth and confidence and she pitched her presentation at the ideal level for our students. I was very interested to hear about her work and indeed...

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Kerrie Stanley 18 March, 2020 Visiting Experts Program

Visiting Expert Program - Bronwyn Smithies STEM

Visiting Expert Program Bronwyn Smithies STEM Visits Atherton State High School University of Queensland Young Science Ambassador Bronwyn Smithies visited Atherton State High School on Wednesday 18 March, where she spoke to a number of senior science students about her work in biotechnology and biomedicine.  In addition to outlining the more positive and exciting aspects of her tertiary studies and associated employment, Bronwyn also expanded upon her career pathway from early/middle secondary school, when she “did not like science at all”, detailing her choices, challenges and frustrations along the way to the completion of her PhD. Bronwyn’s presentation content, together...

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Kerrie Stanley 26 February, 2020 Visiting Experts Program

Visiting Expert Program - Scott Millar, Young Entrepreneur

Visiting Expert Program Scott Millar, Young Entrepreneur Visits Malanda State High School Scott was awesome to have and I apologise for the quality of photos. We had way to much fun and taking photos slipped our mind. If Scott or anyone similar is up this way again please let us know! The kids got so much out of it and are still talking about him today. I have attached the three photos that either myself or Lester took.  Kind regards, Tiarni Potts | HPE and Business Teacher Malanda State High School...

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Kerrie Stanley 06 December, 2019 Visiting Experts Program

Aspirations Day

Aspirations Day – BLA, ISC and Cairns Central Travel Collaboration “We know what we are but not what we maybe.” Hamlet, Act IV, Scene V)  Aspirations Day aimed to develop comprehension of 21st skills that are aligned to the recommended cognitions of the new senior system. These will prepare students to face the challenges of a changing world. Essentially, it was hoped that this learning opportunity would maximise opportunities for productive and rewarding futures so as to ensure that our future leaders will be equipped to make meaningful and aspirational contributions to the world. We hoped that Aspirations Day roused secondary students to acknowledge...

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