Teaching With Cultural Diversity

Last week’s story on international students provided insights on this group of students, their experiences and an overview of resources available for teachers and international students. In this post, we draw attention to the impact of diversity on learning and teaching and provide some suggestions on how to incorporate more awareness and understanding into your practice.

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Congratulations PACE!
AFR Award Winners

Macquarie’s Professional and Community Engagement (PACE) Program won the Employability Award at Tuesday night’s Australian Financial Review Higher Education Awards.

PACE units are now part of all Bachelors degrees at Macquarie and the PACE team have been working hard to enhance employability outcomes for Macquarie students.

It’s great to see these efforts formally recognised.

Well done Lindie Clark and the team!

We Were All First Years Once

Looking back on my first year of university (I began at MQ in 2013), I’m somewhat surprised that I’ve made it this far. The transition from school to the real world is a big one, and there are things that I now take for granted (as a worldly and wise fifth year) that were so foreign to me in the early days. Here’s what I’ve learned about getting through Session. Continue reading We Were All First Years Once

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