Posts for December 2016

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Read our 2016 Annual Report

This 2016 annual activity report outlines the research, engagement activities and outcomes of the Work/Industry Futures Research Program in 2016.

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Women in planning

Dr Deanna Grant-Smith is a Committee Member for The¬†Women in Planning Symposium which was held on Thursday 29th September, 2016 at The Shore Restaurant (South Bank, Brisbane, Queensland). This symposium emerges out of a longstanding interest into the role and stories of leading female researchers and professionals working in the planning…

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The fight for safe factories

How can we understand the global supply chains that brings us products like branded jeans and iPhones? A recent talk at QUT examined the extent and success of initiatives implemented since the Rana Plaza incident. Rana Plaza and beyond

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Early childhood education and care (ECEC) conference

In May 2016 we hosted the ECEC Workforce Development Policy Workshop, which offered over 60 participants the chance to share initial findings from the National ECEC Workforce Study and collaboratively explore policy and practice ideas.

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Joint initiatives

Professor Abby Cathcart (left) visited Suranaree University in Thailand as part of a joint initiative with the Higher Education Academy (HEA). She explored scholarly approaches to teaching and helped the university gain accreditation for their academic development programs.