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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Gladstone educator helps people recover sense of purpose and creativity 

CQUniversity senior lecturer Dr Ali Black hopes to help people recover their sense of purpose and creativity, through two workshops to be delivered at Gladstone Campus.

Recovering a Sense of Creativity will be presented on Tuesday, February 7, while Recovering a Sense of Purpose will be presented on Saturday February 11.

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Dr Ali Black

The sessions are aimed at professionals, staff interested in personal and professional renewal, anyone feeling disengaged or undervalued at work, and others who want to reconnect with what gives meaning and purpose to their lives.

A certificate of attendance is provided for all, but teachers may also like to use this as evidence for accumulation of Queensland College of Teachers CPD Points Engagement (7 hours).

Details are available via 07 4970 7282 or r.kinslow@cqu.edu.au .

Dr Ali Black has more than 20 years of experience as an educator (early childhood, primary, tertiary). Her research has supported staff during organisational change and emphasises the importance of reflection and meaning for personal and professional renewal. Ali has been involved in a range of projects and investigations around the centrality of story, creativity and meaning for wellbeing at work and beyond work.