Lights, Grammar, Action

With a passion for acting and for teaching English grammar, Dr Julia Miller at the University of Adelaide in the School of Education set about creating an online resource for international students. Dr Miller says of her current work, “I’m developing a website at the moment, called ‘English for Uni’, which will be particularly helpful […]

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Governing Perceptions: Investigating politicians views on higher education

Being an election year, and in the wake of the Gonski Review, education will be hot on the political agenda during 2013. Higher education will very likely enter the debate also. A major focus of the Government has been, after all, to have forty percent of 25-34 year olds attain at least a bachelor’s degree, […]

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It’s education in a broad sense that inspires Anthony Potts

Glancing over Dr Anthony Potts‘ qualifications, which seem to span across the horizon, one gains a strong sense that this is indeed one highly educated individual. Holding two doctoral degrees and with former professional appointments at Liverpool Hope University and Newman University College, UK, plus time as a visiting scholar at Cambridge University’s Wolfson College, […]

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Australian scholarship for Indian teachers

The Premier of South Australia, the Honourable Jay Weatherill MP, and the University of Adelaide have launched a new scholarship for an outstanding Indian teacher. The Ashok Khurana scholarship was launched today at the Australian High Commission in New Delhi. University of Adelaide Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Academic) Professor Pascale Quester says the Ashok Khurana […]

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2012 Mentor Teachers Awards

The third annual School of Education Mentor Teachers Awards Evening was held on Tuesday 25th October 2012 at Rumours Cafe, University of Adelaide. Mentor Teachers share their expertise and skills with our students to help them become the teachers of tomorrow. Their contribution is invaluable to the future of Education in this state. This event […]

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Kevin Marjoribanks Memorial Lecture 2011: Moving beyond ‘closing the gap’ toward 21st Century Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education

“Moving beyond ‘closing the gap’ toward 21st Century Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education: The New World of Work and The Old World of School” Presented by Professor Lester-Irabinna Rigney The University of Adelaide in conjunction with the School of Education hosted the 2011 Kevin Marjoribanks Memorial Lecture on Tuesday 27 September. We were honoured […]

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Inaugural Mentor Teachers Awards

The inaugural Mentor Teachers Awards Evening was held on Monday 28 July 2010. On the night, teachers, principals and student coordinators from over 20 Schools in both Metropolitan and Regional Areas were in attendance. The evening was about recognising the growing importance of these mentors to teaching students’ education. This year, the University of Adelaide has […]

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