Education Research Conference 2022

The 2022 Education Research Conference brought together Griffith researchers, from all backgrounds and stages of their careers, as well as our Industry partners, to share research that matters and fosters excellence, equity and diversity, core values of GIER. In doing so, the conference sought to address some of the most pressing, systemic issues in education today.  Read More

GIER partners with Media Centre for Education Research Australia (MCERA)

GIER has recently partnered with the Media Centre for Education Research Australia (MCERA). The goal is to connect education researchers with the media to enhance the quality of education reporting and enable the public to better understand important matters in education. Read More

Community Based Research: Knowledge for and as Change

GIER recently hosted three visiting scholars who combined their wealth of experience for an enlivening panel discussion and interactive workshop on community based research. Read More

First Peoples Students’ Perspectives: World Indigenous Peoples Conference

Becki Cook, who graduated with a Master of Education and Professional Studies Research degree in 2021, presented her research last week at the World… Read More

FIATA World Congress 2022

Professor Sarojni Choy presented at the FIATA World Congress in South Korea recently about workforce capacity building and in attracting, recruiting, training and retaining new generations at work. Read More

Doing School Differently

After many delays due to Covid_19, the biennial Doing School Differently (DSD) conference was held in Adelaide 30 June – 1 July 2022, following the success of DSD16 in Melbourne and DSD18 on the Gold Coast. It was attended by more than 400 delegates from all over Australia, including teachers, youth workers, First Nations support workers, policy makers and researchers. Read More

Cultural exchanges in vocational education and training

GIER members have recently had the privilege of working with a cohort of Bangladesh participants who have been completing a course focused on Competency Based Training Design and Assessment. Read More

Keynote presentation: Sustaining employability through work life learning

Professor Stephen Billett delivered the first keynote presentation  at the 12th Researching Work & Learning (RWL12) Conference organised by the University of Toronto (July 13-15, 2022). Read More

Absent Voices: Interdisciplinary Lightning Talks

A provocative call to action by five Griffith research institutes culminated in the inaugural Absent Voices Interdisciplinary lightning talks on Tuesday 2 August at the Ship Inn, Southbank. 17 speakers on 17 diverse topics provoked institutions and those in positions of power, to listen to, understand and most importantly act in response to the voices absent from the cacophony of modern life.   Read More

Creating Futures Summit 2022: Conversations that Matter 

The 2022 Creating Futures summit, the 7th in the series, was a bold foray into the future of education and teacher education, in a post-pandemic world.  This year's theme provoked educators to move away from the conservative and pervasive narrative of “back to normal.”   Read More

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