In 2014, St Margaret’s embraced a new initiative with the introduction of its Trends in Education Series. Each of these seminars, held three times a year, addresses a significant current educational topic and is delivered by an expert in the area of focus.
Our second Trends in Education Seminar for 2017 is with Mathew Stein, St Margaret's Head of Faculty - Global Studies, who will talk about 'Teaching Thinking". Learn more here. (PDF 1.1MB)
2016 topics and presenters included:
External assessment in Queensland: the implications for schools.
Presented by Mr Brian Short, Chair of Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority
More like Hemione than Fiona: Assessment for Learning as a source of learning power.
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Presented by Dr Jill Willis, Senior Lecturer, Queensland University of Technology
Mastery Learning and Thinking Skills: Friends or Foes?
Presented by Trudi Edwards, Acting Head of Primary School, St Margaret's Anglican Girls' School
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