Dr Sally Stephens, Director of Science, examines the portrayal of female STEM experts in popular culture, and how this impacts on viewers’ perceptions of females working in STEM disciplines.
Learning can be conceptualised in different ways. How a student conceptualises learning directly affects the strategies they use in the pursuit of learning; which in turn impacts on their academic outcomes. Therefore, engagement in a learning environment that challenges and develops one’s understanding of learning is important.
A transcript of the Anzac Day address delivered to students on 27 April 2016 by old girl Lieutenant Kate Clarkson (2000), Troop Leader – A Squadron in the 2nd/14th Light Horse Regiment (Queensland Mounted Infantry).
Mrs Hazel Boltman, Head of Gibson House, looks at ways we can help girls build resilience and prepare to take on the world with confidence as they mature into young women.
Mrs Alice Dabelstein, Head of Hirschfeld House, provides some morning routine tips to assist girls prepare for their day and improve their productivity.
As we reach the end of a busy and exciting 140th year in the life of Brisbane Girls Grammar School, Ms Sarah Boyle, Head of O’Connor House, encourages us to slow down, become mindful and appreciate what we have.
At the Remembrance Day and Prize Reading Assembly last week, Mrs Narelle Waverley-Smith, Head of Study of Religion, delivered the following Remembrance Day address.
Without confidence, everything is harder. We stop trying and start looking for excuses. In this article, Dr Ann Farley, Director of Cross Faculty Initiatives, suggests that strategies practised and perfected in the good times when confidence levels are high will enable us to respond with persistence and discrimination when faced with life’s challenges.
On the eve of this year's Gala Concert, Mr Mark Sullivan, Director of Instrumental Music, reflects on what makes Gala a memorable experience and why it has such a lasting, powerful impact for the participants.
Mrs Jody Forbes, School Psychologist and Student Counselling Coordinator discusses perfectionism and how it can be used both positively and negatively.