CQUniversity Australia

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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High performance sports coaches offer free tips in Rockhampton 

Rockhampton coaches, athletes and parents have free access to top coaches with a lifetime of experience at local, state, national and international level.

All interested people are welcome to attend a series of Coach and Athlete Development seminars on various Wednesday evenings scheduled between June and November at CQUniversity's Central Queensland Innovation and Research Precinct. Each seminar will run between 5.30pm-6.30pm.

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Boosting sports performance

Enquiries are via Assoc Prof Peter Reaburn on 07 4923 2621 and RSVPs are via events@cqu.edu.au.

Panelists and presenters include:

  • Steve Anderson (Former NRL Premiership Coach and International Rugby Performance manager, Brahmans Rugby Coach)
  • Barbara Ahmat (Capricorn Claws Netball Coach, Board Member Netball Queensland)
  • Ken Tucker (National and International Cycling Coach)
  • Shane Kingston (Australian Junior Swim Team Coach)
  • Kerrie Smyth (National and International Trampolining Coach)
  • Peter Reaburn (Coach and Athlete Educator)
  • Rob Stanton (Former National Powerlifting Coach)
  • Amanda Fielding (Former Head Coach, Australian's Women's Volleyball Team)

The remaining Wednesday evening session topics:

26 June Coaching styles, qualities of respected/successful coaches

10 July Planning and evaluating your training plan

24 July Secrets to creating a positive team / squad culture

7 August Using sport science on the paddock

21 August Tips to help designing a training program

4 September How to implement training methods

18 September Tips in analysing technique and teaching skills

2 Oct Sharpening mental skills and nurturing life skills in athletes

16 October Promoting sports nutrition and recovery in athletes

30 October Keeping athletes injury- and illness-free

13 November Travel tips for coaches and athletes

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