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Visiting Experts Program

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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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Kerrie Stanley 12 August, 2019 Visiting Experts Program

Visiting Experts Program - RACI School Visit

ROYAL AUSTRALIAN CHEMICAL INSTITUTE RACI) QLD BRANCH CHEMICAL EDUCATION GROUP   A fantastic opportunity for our local and regional students to get their chemistry on with a visit from RACI. Schools Visited while here MONDAY,  12 AUGUST: Bentley Park  College, 9 am-12 noon.   Cairns SHS, 1 pm – 3 pm.  TUESDAY, 13 AUGUST: Trinity Bay SHS,  9 am – 3pm   WEDNESDAY, 14 AUGUST: Atherton SHS, 9 am 11 am.   Mareeba SHS, 12 noon – 3 pm.   THURSDAY, 15 AUGUST:    Redlynch State College.   FRIDAY, 16 AUGUST: Tully SHS, 9 am – 11. 30 am.   Innisfail State College,  12.30 pm –...

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