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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

6 C's to Support Parents

6 ideas for families to beat the lockdown blues

All families are experiencing highs and lows in lockdown, write school psychologists Kerri Rhodes, Sharon Turner and Annie Yang. They offer the six Cs to help maintain family morale.

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Global Action Research Collaborative

Building problem-solving capacity, confidence, and skills in girls.

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Cyber Kindness

Kindness is a frequently forgotten mode of connection that benefits both the giver and the receiver. Year 7 students spend time learning about how to navigate the cyber world with kindness.

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Striding out for pathways to empowerment

Adaptability and resilience are necessary skills for the 21st century, writes Anders Furze.
For many schools, the days of viewing students as “empty vessels” to be filled with knowledge are long gone. To best equip students to navigate the uncertainty of the 21st century, many schools are combining traditional learning areas with a focus on transferable skills such as adaptability, resilience, problem-solving, and communication.

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Planning Liveable Cities

How are you enjoying your city right now? At the Strathcona Centre for Learning Futures we are always working to connect our students and the community with those who can help them connect their schooling with their futures in work and in life. While we have a heightened awareness of what our 5 km radius offers us it was very appropriate to hear from Madison Robb and Yang Bai from Plan Melbourne on their work as Urban Planners and the principles they use to guide public development of Melbourne.

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Why entrepreneurship education is the most important subject you can study at school

Entrepreneurial education provides students with transversal skills to negotiate and thrive in increasingly complex societies and must be seen as one specific approach to enable schools to address gender inequality issues and the lack of female activation in commercial enterprises.

Girls Confidence

How girls’ schools foster confidence, shaping female leaders of tomorrow

A child’s learning environment impacts their view of themselves and their place in the world, which is why we strive to create a safe and supportive space where our girls have the opportunity and the drive to try new things, discover their talents, and develop a strong sense of self and the confidence that
will enable them to strive for their goals, regardless of the environment they find themselves in or its gender makeup.

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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.

Read More →
5 star

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.

Read More →
MCPL7192

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.

Read More →
Emma H

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.

Read More →
girls school

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.

Read More →
6 C's to Support Parents

6 ideas for families to beat the lockdown blues

All families are experiencing highs and lows in lockdown, write school psychologists Kerri Rhodes, Sharon Turner and Annie Yang. They offer the six Cs to help maintain family morale.

Read More →
2843

Global Action Research Collaborative

Building problem-solving capacity, confidence, and skills in girls.

Read More →
3036

Cyber Kindness

Kindness is a frequently forgotten mode of connection that benefits both the giver and the receiver. Year 7 students spend time learning about how to navigate the cyber world with kindness.

Read More →
pic of the age

Striding out for pathways to empowerment

Adaptability and resilience are necessary skills for the 21st century, writes Anders Furze.
For many schools, the days of viewing students as “empty vessels” to be filled with knowledge are long gone. To best equip students to navigate the uncertainty of the 21st century, many schools are combining traditional learning areas with a focus on transferable skills such as adaptability, resilience, problem-solving, and communication.

Read More →
plc

Planning Liveable Cities

How are you enjoying your city right now? At the Strathcona Centre for Learning Futures we are always working to connect our students and the community with those who can help them connect their schooling with their futures in work and in life. While we have a heightened awareness of what our 5 km radius offers us it was very appropriate to hear from Madison Robb and Yang Bai from Plan Melbourne on their work as Urban Planners and the principles they use to guide public development of Melbourne.

Read More →
MCPL6664

Why entrepreneurship education is the most important subject you can study at school

Entrepreneurial education provides students with transversal skills to negotiate and thrive in increasingly complex societies and must be seen as one specific approach to enable schools to address gender inequality issues and the lack of female activation in commercial enterprises.

Read More →
Girls Confidence

How girls’ schools foster confidence, shaping female leaders of tomorrow

A child’s learning environment impacts their view of themselves and their place in the world, which is why we strive to create a safe and supportive space where our girls have the opportunity and the drive to try new things, discover their talents, and develop a strong sense of self and the confidence that
will enable them to strive for their goals, regardless of the environment they find themselves in or its gender makeup.

Read More →