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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 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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Kerrie Stanley 18 October, 2019 Visiting Experts Program

Visiting Expert Program - Dr Andrew Stephenson

Visiting Expert Dr Andrew Stephenson Many thanks for providing students at Herberton State School P-10 with the opportunity to be involved with a presentation of such high calibre. Details include: Student numbers – 40 students across years 7, 8, 9 and 10 Staff – attended by four teachers, one Head of Department and two teacher aides Comments – overall an excellent presentation that was entertaining and educational. The presenters kept the students engaged during the length of their presentation. Once again thanks for providing Herberton students with this opportunity. Cheers Gerald Raciti Head of Department Herberton State School P –...

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Kerrie Stanley 15 October, 2019 Visiting Experts Program

Visiting Expert Program - Professor Anthony Grey

Visiting Exper Program Professor Anthony Gray On Thursday 17 October, the Year 12 Legal Studies class comprising 23 students had the privilege of listening to and engaging with analysis of contemporary legal issues with Professor Anthony Gray. A lecturer at the University of Southern Queensland and with an array of publications to his name, Prof. Gray led an insightful discussion about human rights. During the 1.5 hour presentation, Anthony gave us the opportunity to discuss and debate our ideas ranging from the freedoms of speech and religion amongst many other human rights topics. An educational experience in a relaxed environment,...

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Kerrie Stanley 23 August, 2019 Visiting Experts Program

Visiting Expert Program - QIMR Visit

QLD INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL RESEARCH VISIT TO FAR NORTH QLD   We love it when the QIMR visits the schools in our region.  This year they visited  Tagai State School Thursday Island Trinity Bay State High School x 2 visits St Mary's Catholic College Cairns State High School Testimony from St Mary's Catholic College The visit on Friday 23rd August by the Queensland Institute of Medical Research QIMR) was very beneficial to the students who attended. The lectures were informative, pitched at the right level and very engaging. All students in the room found something of interest to them personally from...

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