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Engaging Indigenous people within Higher Ed

CQUniversity's Office of Indigenous Engagement recently hosted a visit from the Oodgeroo Unit of Queensland University of Technology (QUT), at Rockhampton Campus.

Professor Anita Lee Hong, Director of the Oodgeroo Unit, and Lone Pearce, Project Officer, met with Office of Indigenous Engagement staff to discuss employment issues and best practice models for engaging Indigenous people within the higher education sector, including governance matters.

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PhotoID:15001, Forum participants L-R Professor Barry Golding, Jan Crowley, Assoc Prof Bobby Harreveld, Shelley Truscott and Sally Thompson

Adult learning peak body visits, calls for 'reassessment'

The president of Australia's peak adult learning body, Professor Barry Golding has visited Rockhampton for a forum calling for a reassessment of adult education in Australia.

CQUniversity hosted the forum at its Ron Smyth Building in Quay Street.

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  • CQUni leaps into enrichment program with Pioneer State High School
    Published on 22 July, 2013

    CQUniversity is partnering with Pioneer State High School to develop extra learning opportunities for high school students through an innovative new program.

    The recently launched Learning Excellence at Pioneer (LEAP) program will help gifted and talented students flourish through specialised enrichment projects which are linked to a number of displine areas at CQUniversity Mackay.

  • CQUni theatre students tap into major production
    Published on 22 July, 2013

    Central Queensland Conservatorium of Music (CQCM) Bachelor of Theatre students will tap their way into audiences hearts as they prepare for their second major production of the year, 42nd Street.

    One of Australia's top music theatre directors and choreographers Thern Reynolds, who is based in Sydney, has been working with students as they prepare to showcase the Broadway musical production.

  • Expert promotes physics to high school students
    Published on 17 July, 2013

    The Australian Institute of Physics has engaged young people in physics through its free Queensland  Youth Lecture Tour 2013, held at CQUniversity Rockhampton and video linked to CQUniversity Mackay.

    Aimed at year 10 to 12 students and science teachers (and open to other interested participants), the one-hour lecture was supported with practical demonstrations by Professor Christian Langton.

  • Nursing lecturer 'the toast' of Noosa
    Published on 11 July, 2013

    Congratulations to CQUniversity Noosa Nursing lecturer Carina Anderson who gained a trophy at the Noosa Toastmasters Club annual awards ceremony recently..

  • Diabetes Week awareness, walk and BBQ hosted on Rocky Campus
    Published on 11 July, 2013

    Staff, students and interested members of the public are all welcome at a Diabetes Week awareness event to be hosted at CQUniversity Rockhampton on Wednesday, July 17.

    This is a Queensland Health initiative in partnership with CQUniversity and Medicare Local.

  • CQUni Dean on national panel aiming for assessment of pre-service teacher experience
    Published on 11 July, 2013

    CQUniversity's Professor Helen Huntly has been invited to join a national advisory panel for a proposed project seeking funding from Australia's Office of Learning and Teaching.

    The project aims to design, trial and evaluate the validity, reliability and impact of a Guide for the Assessment of Professional Experience of pre-service teachers.

  • Paramedic educators get healthy diagnosis
    Published on 11 July, 2013

    Paramedics have once again been voted the 'most trusted' profession and CQUniversity's Paramedic Science educators have just sailed with flying colours through a site evaluation visit by the Council of Ambulance Authorities (CAA)..

  • Workshop offers intro to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
    Published on 11 July, 2013

    Social work, counselling and psychology professionals are invited to converge on Bundaberg for a professional development workshop by world-renowned health professional and life coach Dr Russ Harris.

    CQUniversity is supporting delivery of this Queensland Health initiative by hosting the 'Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy' workshop at Bundaberg Campus.