Alliance eNewsletter  |  April 2017
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In brief ...

Anticipating Leadership: What should educators pay attention to?
An interview with Prof Erica McWilliam, Faculty of Education, QUT 

Bond University Law Professor Amanda Coulthard discusses why it is vital for school leaders to have a solid understanding of employment law

A new research abstract reviews 20 years of research on adolescents and pornography
 Available in our Research Library

Unmaking the myths of our gendered minds
Tickets are now available for Cordelia Fine Speaking Tour 

Learn from the best fundraisers and researchers
Join AskRIGHT on their 2018 USA Advancement Tour ... we have two Alliance sponsored places available

Get access to over 300 curated research abstracts on girls' education in our Research Library by registering here


Alliance welcomes new Executive Member

We are thrilled to announce the appointment of our newest Executive Member, Anne Johnstone, Principal of Ravenswood School for Girls in NSW. Find out more about the Executive Committee.

2017 US Space School program

We’re offering student scholarships and sponsored places for staff to schools from Victoria, Queensland, ACT and WA participating in the December 2017 Alliance Combined Schools Program.
Guidelines and forms are available on our website.

Girls Make your Move Campaign

From Saturday 1 April 2017, girls aged between 12-19 years of age can obtain a 30-day free access pass to one of 100 participating YMCA fitness centres (around Australia)

Zayed Future Energy Prize — Global High Schools Category

Awarded for outstanding contributions and inspirational commitments to a global future of clean energy and sustainable development. Entries close 6 July 2017:

Our partners

The Alliance values the generous support of our partners. Explore how they could enhance the education of girls in your school.
For information about partnering with the Alliance visit: ››

Staff from member schools receive a discount on AskRight fundraising training and strategic consulting. ››


Register now for the Bond University Twilight Open Day, 22 July, for your all-access pass to the university of now. Experience Bond in a different light.

Find out about student scholarships and staff places for December 2017 Alliance Combined Schools Space program

Touchstones is designed to provide direction for professional learning by embedding a proven process of evaluation and goal setting into a unique and user-friendly online environment. 

World Challenge works in partnership with schools to deliver fun and adventurous expeditions to developing countries, as a means of aiding students in developing crucial life skills such as leadership, teamwork, self-awareness and compassion. or

Upcoming Events
Dr Judith Locke

Kilbreda College, Vic

3 May, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Adolescents, digital technology and mental health with Professor Helen Chenery

St Cuthbert's College, Auckland

8 May, 6.30 pm - 7.30 pm


Game Changer! with Catherine Clark, CEO of Netball Qld

All Hallows' School

16 May, 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm


Empowering Leaders Masterclass

Gold Coast, Qld
26-27 May
Bond University


Cordelia Fine: Unmaking the myths of our gendered minds

Melbourne: 25 July
Adelaide: 26 July
Hobart: 27 July
Perth: 1 August
Auckland: 3 August
Sydney: 8 August
Brisbane: 9 August


New in the Research Library

Adolescents and pornography

The Impact of online pornography on children and young people

Gender stereotypes about intellectual ability emerge early and influence children's interests

Happiness and depression in bullied and cyberbullied 12-year-olds

Access all the latest research and current news in our
Research Library.

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