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.
2017 Trends in Education Seminars
TIES#2 Mathew Stein, St Margaret's Head of Faculty - Global Studies: 'Teaching Thinking"
TIES #1 Mr Chris Farrelly, Manager - STEM Enrichment Programs: 'STEM Education in Schools'
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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