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How Victorian schools are creating resilient and confident ‘future leaders’

“To us, a leader is anybody who can make a difference big or small, who has the ability to see a problem that needs to be addressed, can think critically and creatively about a remedy, and execute that idea,” Marise McConaghy says.

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Measuring a School: VCE and Tertiary Offers

How do you measure the success of a school? The work of schools is so complex and is not done in isolation, with families playing such an important role. There is no clearly defined product. There are many metrics parents and students can use to judge the success of their school: friendships and networks formed, curiosities aroused, sense of belonging, identification of strengths and interests, opportunities to engage in diverse experiences and many, many more. Education certainly cannot be reduced to a number.

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Centre for Learning Futures presents Design your work life

Join us as guest speaker Lisa Leong shares her career journey – from lawyer to radio presenter and entrepreneur.

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Where warm vibe underscores authenticity

The impression Strathcona Girls Grammar makes on parents of prospective students in just the few hours of open morning, fills principal Marise McConaghy with pride. One word invariably crops up, highlighting that all at Strathcona are on a worthy path.

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Taking their own path

We welcomed back our 2019 Duces, Bronte Coxhill and Tamsyn Lovass, who spoke at our Leaders and Scholars Assembly and shared their journeys and advice to the next generation of senior school students. Below is each of their speeches and words of wisdom.

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Parent Seminar: Identifying your daughter’s learning strengths

Join us as guest speaker Andrew Fuller, Clinical Psychologist assist parents with practical strategies to assist your daughter to identify her learning strengths.

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Open Morning – Friday 21 February 2020

Learn about our outstanding personal development programs and how our girls achieve their fullest potential in all areas of life at our next Open Morning.

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Blasting off to the US a memorable experience

I learnt about the teamwork, co-operation and trust needed between the astronauts and mission controllers, and that people of all professions can get a placement in mission control or at NASA.

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Girls out perform boys in STEM

Girls outperform boys at school, yet still shy away from STEM

In recent years there has been much made about the gender differences seen in academic results, university enrolments and career pathways. There are numerous research studies that show unequivocally that students in single-sex schools benefit academically from a learning environment free from gender stereotyping, unconscious bias and social pressure.

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Results: Strathcona Girls Grammar

Students at Strathcona Girls Grammar School in Canterbury in Melbourne’s inner-east had an impressive median ATAR of 90.4.

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Surrey Hills teen Tamsyn Lovass celebrates stunning ATAR result and offers sage advice for next year’s Year 12 cohort

In the media: Herald Sun Thursday 12 December 2019 Tamsyn Lovass has the world at her feet after scoring an impressive 99.9 for her ATAR. The Strathcona Girls …

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2019 Strathcona Medal Recipient

Catherine leads the way in the field of radiography and sailing. She is an inspiration to the next generation of girls.

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