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Visiting Experts Program

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Wendy Finegan 04 August, 2021 Visiting Experts Program

Professor Anthony Gray Workshops

Professor Anthony Gray Workshops Sponsored by Business Educators Assn of Qld and Supported by Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government and Planning     Smithfield State High School  Prof Gray BLA Report.   On the 26 July 2021, 45 Year 11 and 12 Legal Studies students from Smithfield State High had the privilege of attending a morning with  Prof Anthony Gray.  Prof Gray presented an engaging and thought-provoking presentation on Human Rights and Negligence which covered a variety of contemporary topics. Some of these included the Voluntary Assisted Dying, Conscientious Objection, Transgender Rights, Notion of Consent in Criminal Law...

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Wendy Finegan 14 July, 2021 Visiting Experts Program

Visiting Expert - Scott Millar Entrepreneur

SCOTT MILLAR VISITS SCHOOLS   A visit from Scott Millar is always a highlight for students in the Far North.  Scott's engagement with the students through entrepreneurial challenges provides students the opportunity to consider new products and markets.  Even the BLA staff got to catch up this visit. The content was very thought provoking.  Scott had a very short timeframe at our school due to our schools’ timetable only 55 mins) so we were not able to gain as much from his presentation as other schools may have. Scott is most welcome to return to our school at any time...

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Wendy Finegan 31 May, 2021 Visiting Experts Program

Visiting Architect - Ellen Buttrose

Visiting Expert Ellen Buttrose Architect   On Monday the 2nd of August 2021 we had Ellen Buttrose visit our Design students at Innisfail State College. We had around 15 students from Years 9, 10, 11 and 12 participate in the workshop Ellen delievered. Ellen provided these students with rich information about what a career in architecture looks like and what they can expect from the industry. The students then had the opportunity to complete an activity where they designed a mood board for a variety of different commercial spaces/clientele. The students said they found the workshop with Ellen to be...

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Wendy Finegan 31 May, 2021 Visiting Experts Program

Visiting Engineer - Scott Snedden

Visiting Expert Scott Snedden Architect   Thanks for arranging Scott to come and visit, students really enjoyed it. It was actually a beautiful sunny day for him so Malanda on show ha ha 25 students across year 10-12 who are interested in pursuing Engineering related fields Thoroughly enjoyed the activity, challenging and thought provoking Questions asked and answered particularly around varying fields within Engineering, we often have a number of students every year go into Engineering at University so this is very helpful Teacher Mr Dumbrell – Physics, Specialist Maths not photography! Selena Harding  Malanda State High School   Scott Snedden...

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Wendy Finegan 26 October, 2020 Visiting Experts Program

Visiting Expert Program - Prof Anthony Gray - Law

Professor Gray Visits FNQ Schools   Redlynch State College had 48 students from years 10 11 with 3 teachers for the session with Anthony Gray.  He also spoke with a year 12 student one on one around specific topics. The students extremely engaged throughout the entire session with all students providing opinions of the discussion topics.  Students were vocal and showed maturity beyond their years.  It was one of the best sessions provided to the college. Students were full of praise for Anthony Gray and are in support for future visits. The 75 minute session was beneficial for staff they now know the students have a voice...

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