Monthly Archives: April 2011

Careers in Geography Day

Friday, 22nd July 2011

 

Careers in Geography Day
Date:     Friday, 22nd July 2011
Time:    9:00- 2:00pm
Venue:  University of Queensland, St Lucia
Cost:     Free!

The School of Geography, Planning & Environmental Management at the University of Queensland’s annual Careers in Geography Day allows senior students access to presentations and workshops with current students and staff.
To reserve places for students please email k.swanson@uq.edu.au with your name and the approximate number of students you expect to bring or go to the website: www.gpem.uq.edu.au
Do not hesitate to get in contact with any questions or queries by phone on 07 3346 7406 or email.
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Urban Park Design Concept Plan

Download Stuartholme’s Year10 Geography Parks project: Annotated Visual Display URBAN PARK DESIGN CONCEPT PLAN. Get the full 13 page pdf lesson! (this document is password protected)

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One Just World

World Vision, in partnership with AusAID, the International Women’s Development Agency, and Griffith University, are holding a public forum in Brisbane on 12 April, which may be of interest to GLC staff and local teachers. I’ve attached a flyer for the event – we’d be grateful if you could distribute it through your networks.

The event will be held at the Queensland Conservatorium, Southbank, from 6.00-7.30pm on Tuesday 12 April (full details on the flyer). Entry is free.

The topic is “Turning the tide on health”, and considers global health issues, including the importance of health for social and economic development.

More information on the One Just World series can be found at the website: http://www.onejustworld.com.au/

All forums are filmed, and the video is available on-line. This may be of interest in particular to senior Geography teachers. Videos can be found by clicking the “Past Forums” tab, select topic area and forum title – the film clips are loaded in order, with a separate clip for each speaker. Speakers are experts in their fields, and include international guest speakers.

Forum topic areas include: climate change; disability and development; food and nutrition; gender equality; global health; human rights; international development; water and sanitation.

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