Griffith Institute for Educational Research - Insights

Category: Lifelong learners in diverse contexts: workplace, professional, and community learning

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

Designing student to student online engagement: Professional development videos

Associate Professor Sarah Prestridge has developed 15 teacher professional development videos focused on how to engineer student engagement as a key element of online teaching in the school context. The videos have been uploaded on the Griffith Playlist. 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

Meet Professor Sarojni Choy

Professor Sarojni Choy is dedicated to the lifelong learning practices and professional development of adults through innovative workplace learning strategies. Read More

Mundane Moments Matter

A new cross-cultural project has found that “mundane moments matter” when it comes to wellbeing. The ways in which "the mundane matters" have emerged from a pilot study exploring wellbeing and identity involving researchers from Griffith, the University of Hong Kong (HKU) and the University of Queensland (UQ) and students from HKU and UQ. Read More

VET in rural, regional and remote communities

Professor Stephen Billett was invited to brief the Queensland Parliament’s Employment, Education and Training Committee in its inquiry into vocational education and training in rural, regional and remote Queensland. The enquiry was chaired by Ms Kim Richards MP and James Lister MP (Deputy Chair) on the 23rd May 2022.  Read More

AIESEP World Congress 2022

An innovative new conference is coming to the Gold Coast in June, the AIESEP World Congress 2022, co-chaired by Dr Sue Whatman, from GIER, and Professor Maree Dinan Thomspon from James Cook University.   Read More

Meet Dr Benjamin Williams

Dr Benjamin Williams is a senior lecturer in health and physical education in Griffith University's School of Education and Professional Studies. His PhD was in the novel area of outsourcing in health and physical education, which looked at how and why schools were hiring and using external providers to design and deliver HPE and school sport programs in Queensland. Read More

Meet Dr Yoriko Kikkawa

Dr Yoriko Kikkawa is a dedicated GIER research fellow with expertise in research and understanding behaviours and practices from cross cultural and cross disciplinary perspectives. Arriving as an exchange student over 20 years ago with a Bachelor of Education and a keen curiosity in the cross-cultural differences between education in Japan and Australia, Yoriko now specialises in innovative qualitative research. Read More

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