October 2021

Narrating a career

An artist at heart, Cara Edney (’08) started her career on stage, but soon realised she had the natural talent for voice-over. Now a professional voice-over artist with her own recording studio in Barcelona and working with companies such as Netflix. Read more to discover Cara’s career journey.

Sweet Success

TC Envision students receive a shout in the Herald Sun for their business nous. Year 9 students learn business skills as they build and develop their business through the TC Envision program.

Back To School After Lockdown- how to help your kids transition

Strathcona Girls Grammar school psychologist Kerri Rhodes spoke with ABC Everyday about how parents can best help their children navigate returning to school after lockdown. Kerri says, “We should remember that the uncertainty of the past months has been unsettling, and parents and schools need to focus on helping kids feel connected and a part of classrooms and schoolyards again.”

Pathway to Medicine

Four students from the Class of 2020 were accepted into Medicine and are now studying together at Monash University. Head of Careers and Partnerships, Ms Joanna Buckley interviews Anoushka Baruah (’20), Rebecca Evans (’20) and Caitlin Eccleston (’20) about their chosen career and the steps involved to enter Medicine.

TC Envision Wins

Strathcona Girls Grammar was recognised for its innovation and forward-thinking TC Envision program. It is a program that teaches life-ready skills through entrepreneurship.

Every Girl Matters

One of the fundamental differences between advantage and disadvantage. is literacy levels. Literacy levels are intrinsically linked to socio-economic status. Education gives girls more choices. Most of us believe that education is a right, but for many girls in the global community, it remains a privilege.

Designing the Urban Future

Alumnae Emma de Haan is a 3D designer and architect helping transform the urban landscape. With an impressive career spanning across the globe, Emma has a strong passion for design and creating, and this teamed with her natural curiosity of human behaviour has developed a successful architectural career.

Why schools must continue to foster independent learning

Through exhaustion and yearning for normalcy and familiarity, it is still important for us to use this opportunity of the pandemic to analyse and discuss which systems and practices implemented during this extraordinary time have actually enhanced the learning experience and to apply these to our schools and curriculum if we’re to properly equip the next generation for life beyond the school gates.