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Neurodivergent kids ‘dumped’ from mainstream education amid debate over special schools

Congratulations to Professor Linda Graham for her significant contribution to a recent article in The Guardian titled ‘Neurodivergent kids ‘dumped’ from mainstream education amid debate over special schools‘. In the piece, Professor Graham highlighted the injustices faced by students with disabilities in mainstream schools. This…

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Accessible Assessment ARC Linkage team & Benowa State High School awarded the Southern Cross University Excellence in Innovation Award for Innovation Program of the Year

The 2023 Gold Coast State Secondary Education Ball and Excellence Awards were held by the Gold Coast Secondary principals Alliance at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on Saturday 17 June. The Accessible Assessment ARC Linkage team and Benowa State High School were awarded the Southern Cross University Excellence in…

IJSLP Editor's Prize 2022

Congratulations to Haley Trancredi and colleagues, Rena Lyons, Clare Carroll, Aoife Gallagher, and Rosalind Merrick, on winning the International Journal on Speech-Language Pathology (IJSLP) Editor’s Prize 2022. Read their article titled: Understanding the perspectives of children and young people with speech, language and communication…

Most downloaded paper on Wiley's homepage: The divide between inclusive education policy and practice in Australia and the way forward

Congratulations to Dr Sofia Mavropoulou, Dr Glenys Mann, and Professor Suzanne Carrington on the success of their publication titled: The divide between inclusive education policy and practice in Australia and the way forward in the Journal of Policy and Practice in Intellectual Disabilities. During its first 12 months of publication on…

Professor Kristin Laurens and colleagues: First Nations students are engaged in primary school but face racism and limited opportunities to learn Indigenous languages

Health and Wellbeing Co-leader Professor Kristin Laurens and colleagues recently wrote a piece in The Conversation titled: First Nations students are engaged in primary school but face racism and limited opportunities to learn Indigenous languages. The article highlights the importance of culturally responsive education and the need for…

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How to become a better, kinder leader

In this podcast, Marianne Power, host of the podcast Classroom 5.0 The future of learning interviews Professor Suzanne Carrington who talks about inclusive education and the power of transformative leadership. Listen and read about this podcast episode here.  &nbsp…

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Researchers find new exam system ‘washes down’ to lower years

QUT researcher, former secondary teacher and Head of English, Julie Arnold, is reviewing assessment learning practices with a recent study published in Review of Education. Studying her PhD at QUT, she is also a part of the Australian Research Council’s Linkage research project, Improving outcomes through accessible assessment and

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What makes an excellent teacher?

C4IE researchers asked 50 high school students with learning and behavioural difficulties from Grades 7-10 “What makes an excellent teacher?” The study, published in Frontiers in Education, builds on research that measures quality teaching practices. One important finding is that students with learning and behavioural difficulties do not…

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Central Queensland Leading Inclusive Education Action Research Project

In this podcast episode, C4IE’s Director, Professor Linda Graham, introduces the Central Queensland Leading Inclusive Education Action Research Project. You can listen to this episode here

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ABC Radio Brisbane Drive: Interview with Haley Tancredi 

On Tuesday 4 April, PhD candidate Haley Tancredi spoke with Kelly Higgins-Devine about the Accessible Assessment ARC Linkage project. She shared:  the investment that the ARC and our research partners (QCAA, QSPA, SPA and our Partner Schools) have made in this important project,  the complex and dedicated work that our Partner School…