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Welcome to the latest Alliance News. Choose an article from below to find out what's new or click on the links above for particular topics.

  • School subject choices impact on earning capacity for girls

    20 Jun 2014

    Earlier this week Graduate Careers Australia released findings from a 2013 survey showing the starting salaries of male university graduates under 25 were on average 9.4 per cent higher than females. The report suggested that girls...

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  • Girls making a difference

    15 Jun 2014

    In 2013 Lucy Tothill and Gussie Cohen attended the Alliance's Student Leadership Conference and were inspired to create a global organisation to fund education for girls in third world countries. Education Girls Globally (EGG) has

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  • It's been 50 days since the kidnapping of 273 Nigerian school girls

    4 Jun 2014

    Here are some of the unique ways our girls' schools have campaigned for the return of the girls kidnapped in April. St Margaret's Anglican Girls School in Brisbane. Students tied messages of hope written on ribbons on the...

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  • Creative Girls Creative Women - Conference papers

    3 Jun 2014

    Access to conference papers is restricted to delegates. For more information please contact Loren Bridge (T) 61 7 55217049 (E) Click here for papers

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  • Resources from the Victorian Branch Seminar

    23 May 2014

    Michelle Dennis, eLearning Manager at Mentone Girls' Grammar School recently spoke at a Victorian Branch Seminar. During this highly successful seminar, Michelle explained the unique perceptions and relationships that girls have with...

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  • Single-Sex Education Belongs In The 21st Century

    8 May 2014

    Read this article in Forbes magazine which reminds readers that single-sex education is still extremely relevant for students today. The author also provides a glimpse into the current state of single-sex schooling in the UK. Full...

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  • High school students from the Philippines visit Brisbane

    30 Apr 2014

    The Alliance of Girls' Schools Australasia has connected member schools from the Philippines and Brisbane to explore STEM – science, technology, engineering and mathematics opportunities. A delegation of eighteen secondary...

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  • Alliance SLC 2014 leaders making a difference

    31 Mar 2014

    Two leaders from our 2014 Student Leadership Conference are raising awareness and funds for the Robert Connor Dawes Fund (RCD Fund). The fund supports brain matters in the areas of research, care and development, and was established in...

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  • Ban Bossy

    15 Mar 2014

    Alliance President Judith Poole talks about Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg's campaign to ban the word bossy. You can view the original Ban Bossy campiagn by watching the video below. Click here to view TV interview on Channel...

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  • I am a girl airs on ABC2 tonight

    5 Mar 2014

    The award winning, feature length documentary I am a girl airs on ABC2 tonight. This film paints a clear picture of the reality of what it means to be a girl in the 21st Century. The documentary interviews coupled with the poetic and...

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  • 2014 Victorian International Women’s Day Breakfast

    4 Mar 2014

    The Alliance’s first 2014 International Women’s Day event was held in the beautiful Queen’s Hall, Parliament House in Melbourne. Girls from member schools gathered excitedly on the steps of parliament before entering...

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  • New abstracts in our research pages

    10 Feb 2014

    Two new abstracts have been added to our research pages. Martin, Nejad, Colmar & Liem (2013) explored how adaptable adolescents are at school. A student’s adaptability “is likely to be demonstrated through higher levels...

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  • Women of Achievement photo gallery updated

    27 Jan 2014

    Please look at our updated photo gallery Women of Achievement. Every member school has a woman of achievement who was educated at their school. These are women who have made a significant achievement in their career or service to the...

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  • Young leaders in the making

    15 Jan 2014

    Some of the brightest young female students from Australia, New Zealand and Asia have come together on the Gold Coast this week for an event that will help forge international connections and develop the leaders of tomorrow. The 160...

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Schooling For Girls

If you are well taught you never forget it. And I do retain a strong partiality towards the idea of single sex schooling for girls. I certainly appreciate, in retrospect, the space it gave all of us to test ourselves and to do so in an uninhibited way.
Maxine McKew Former Federal Politician and ABC Journalist; Graduate of All Hallows School in Brisbane

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