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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.

  • 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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  • Creative Girls Creative Women

    11 Mar 2014

    Registration open - book now! Join educators, researchers, academics and practitioners in Wellington New Zealand for an inspirational conference program. With two full days of keynotes, interactive panel discussions and networking...

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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 9's Morning...

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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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