SELB has now become the Centre for Inclusive Education (C4IE).
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In an ABC Radio Brisbane interview (commencing 16 mins in), Professor Linda Graham explains how a 2014 change to legislation expanding principals powers is driving increases in school suspensions.
Professor Linda Graham explains her research on suspensions and exclusions in Queensland state schools in The Conversation, 13/11/18.
Listen back (from 2:11:20) to QUT education expert Professor Marilyn Campbell comment about the latest National Assessment Program – Literacy and Numeracy results.
This ABC news article discusses Professor Marilyn Campbell’s evidence-based approach to anti-bullying campaigns.
Professor Linda Graham and Ms Haley Tancredi talk to Emma Griffiths of ABC Focus about how learning difficulties and learning disabilities can affect students’ learning and how to help.
Professor Linda Graham talks to Emma Griffiths of ABC Focus about the theory and reality of NAPLAN tests.
In this Conversation article, Professor Linda Graham, together with researchers from the University of Sydney and Monash University, discusses the Gonski 2.0 Report’s focus on improving outcomes across all student cohorts including disadvantaged and vulnerable students, and academically advanced (“gifted”) students.
Dr Beth Saggers, together with, Professor Liz Pellicano at Macquarie University, speak to the importance of incorporating student voice into the school experience for students with autism in the latest edition of Informed Sources.
Professor Linda Graham has called for simpler, less-crowded instructions for assessments, designed to ensure all students understand what is expected of them. Click here to read the recent paper in The Australian Educational Researcher in which Graham and her co-authors discuss this problem.
Tackling bullying: The impacts of cyberbullying on our kids
Professor Marilyn Campbell talks to Channel Nine News about combatting cyberbullying.
Dr Beth Saggers provides teachers with a better understanding of autism and how it may affect learning, as well as help putting appropriate strategies in place.
Professor Linda Graham is calling on the State Government to overhaul its policy of suspending students as time out of the classroom is doing more harm than good.
Professor Marilyn Campbell has been appointed to the Queensland Anti-Cyberbullying Task Force, a 14–member task force established to provide the Queensland Government with detailed advice and coordination on tackling cyberbullying.
Professor Linda Graham talks to The Sydney Morning Herald about the worrying rise in suspensions being handed out by NSW schools.
This Canberra Times article discusses a number of criticisms made by peak bodies, academics, parents, and teachers against the Leading Learning 4 All website.
This Campus Morning Mail article discusses research by Dr Jenna Gillett-Swan and her co-author that reveals that some students experience ‘multiple and connected stresses’ from work integrated learning placements.
‘We seem to be arguing for no excuses for students, so we can have excuses for teachers’ argues Professor Linda Graham
In the third episode of Tes Podagogy, Professor Linda Graham explains what she believes an effective behaviour policy should look like.
Professor Linda Graham critiques a personality profiling program for primary school children that likened them to one of four Aussie animals as “just another educational fad” in the Courier Mail.
Dr Amanda Mergler is interviewed by The New Daily about behavioural and emotional problems that stifle boys’ reading and maths skills.
ABC News interview with Dr Amanda Mergler
Dr Amanda Mergler spoke to ABC News regarding the negative impacts of forcing girls to wear dresses and skirts as part of a school uniform.
Professor Suzanne Carrington and her fellow researchers argue that “slow schooling” is needed to support learning for all.
Emma Griffith from ABC Radio Brisbane’s Drive program spoke with QUT inclusive education expert Professor Linda Graham about growing demands on prep students and a rise in suspensions among prep students.
ABC News highlights research by Dr Amanda Mergler about the decision by a growing number of parents to delay when their child starts school and the associated stress and anxiety.
Dr Amanda Mergler talks to Kidspot about some of the problems associated with the rise in suspension among prep students.
Professor Linda Graham talks to the Courier Mail about the lack of evidence supporting the use of personality testing in primary schools (09/07/17).
Professor Sue Walker and Professor Susan Danby from QUT’s School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education say electronic games can be beneficial for children’s learning and development, when played in moderation (07/07/17).
Associate Professor Linda Graham and Dr Kate de Bruin from Monash University dissect the Senator’s claims that students with disability should be in special classes (23/06/17).
ABC NewsRadio’s Steve Chase spoke with QUT education policy expert Associate Professor Linda Graham about why the evidence does not support Pauline Hanson’s claims children with disabilities and autism should segregated in schools (22/06/17).
Associate Professor Linda Graham talks to Timna Jacks from The Age about useful, low-cost strategies to support students with ADHD (16/06/17).
Dr Sonia White talks to Channel 7 South Australia about her children’s vision/eye-tracking study (12/06/17).
Associate Professor Linda Graham challenges criticisms of education research in @TES Magazine (09/06/17).
Professor Susan Walker talks with Jo Earp from the Teacher magazine podcast about the gender gap in behaviourial skills of children starting school.
Associate Professor Linda Graham combats inaccuracies in the reporting of funding for school students with disability in The Conversation (01/06/17).
Associate Professor Linda Graham talks with Henrietta Cook and Timna Jacks from The Age about the exclusion of students with disability from school camps and excursions (29/05/17).
The Queensland Government has just announced an exciting new initiative to support principals of QLD state schools to study for a Master of Education (Inclusive Education) at QUT. Information on QUT’s Master of Education (Inclusive Education) is available here.
Co-convenors of the AARE Inclusive Education Special Interest Group, Dr Ilektra Spandagou (University of Sydney), A/Prof Linda Graham (QUT/#SELB) and Dr Ben Whitburn (Deakin University), raise concerns about the Australian government’s Leading Learning 4 all website.
Associate Professor Linda Graham takes part in a panel discussion hosted by Dr Peter Goss, Grattan Institute School Education Program Director, which explores: What is happening in Australia’s classrooms; how can schools and teachers create better classroom environments for learning; and, what policy changes would help schools the most. Click on the link to listen to the podcast of this event (03/05/2017).
Professor Susan Walker discusses how boys’ and girls’ behaviour at home and in the early years of school could affect their performance in literacy and reading in this Sydney Morning Herald article by Pallavi Singhal (29/04/2017).
Associate Professor Linda Graham talks to the Times Educational Supplement about the causes of disruptive behaviour in schools (21/04/2017).
Dr Amanda Mergler discusses recent controversies regarding school uniform policies (04/04/2017).
Primary school experiences of intercountry adoptee children in Australia: the lasting affect of pre-adoption experiences
Dr Tracey Sempowicz draws on her personal experiences and research to discuss the primary school education of intercountry adoptee children in Australia (20/03/2017).
Holly Burns from News.com.au reviews “Bullied”, a new ABC documentary featuring Professor Marilyn Campbell and Ian Thorpe (10/03/2017).
Associate Professor Linda Graham talks with Amanda Smith from ABC Life Matters about support for students with disability in Australian schools (06/02/2017).
Dr Amanda Mergler is quoted in this article by Nikki Gemmell from The Weekend Australian Magazine advocating for a change in girls’ school uniforms (04-05/02/2017).
Professor Marilyn Campbell talks with 2ser radio about the impacts of bullying on adolescents (18/11/2016).
Professor Marilyn Campbell discusses the controversy surrounding children viewing pornography (08/11/2016).
Associate Professor Linda Graham warns against the creation of a separate “naughty-naughty” class for children experiencing learning and behavioural difficulties (31/10/2016).
Dr Beth Saggers provides information and ideas designed to help teachers support students with autism in the classroom (08/09/2016).
Channel 7 News reports on the 2016 National Summit on Student Engagement, Learning & Behaviour (29/06/2016).
Dr Amanda Mergler on school enrolment trends and the reasoning behind delayed prep entry (18/05/2016).
Professor Marilyn Campbell looks at what needs to be done to deal with school bullying (18/03/2016).
Associate Professor Linda Graham explains the importance of differentiation in the classroom (09/03/2016).
Associate Professor Linda Graham talks with Ellen Fanning from ABC Life Matters about the strategies needed to reduce classroom disruption from disconnected and disadvantaged students (02/03/2016).
Associate Professor Linda Graham discusses the exclusion practices currently used by schools to avoid enrolling children with disabilities (28/01/2016).
Associate Professor Linda Graham advocates for positive teacher-parent partnerships (01/02/2016).
Associate Professor Linda Graham examines the funding pressures influencing schools, parents, and the medical profession to diagnose children with more “severe” disabilities (27/01/2016).
Associate Professor Linda Graham discusses early student disengagement in this Courier Mail article on the 2015 National Summit on Student Engagement, Learning & Behaviour (10/07/2015).
Associate Professor Linda Graham discusses NAPLAN and encourages greater focus on student-teacher relationships, school liking and school avoidance (06/07/2015).
Associate Professor Linda Graham discusses some of the issues surrounding disruptive behaviour in the classroom (09/06/2015).
Professor Marilyn Campbell discusses a UK study comparing the long-term impact of school bullying and adult maltreatment (11/05/2015).