Chapter and Group news

Chapter and Group news

Jean Ferguson Memorial Lecture and Award

The Early Childhood Chapter of QUT would like to thank all the alumni and early childhood professionals who attended the 16th Jean Ferguson Memorial Lecture.

Jean Ferguson OAM, is honoured by the Memorial Lecture for her gracious and tenacious early childhood work.

The lecture discussed ‘What does STEM look like in the early childhood contexts’. Thank you to the panel chair, QUT’s Professor Ann Farrell, and guest speakers, QUT’s Dr Chrystal Whiteford and Associate Professor Peta Wyeth, Co-Director of Springwood Community Kindergarten Sue Southey and Centre Director for Joey Club Lisa Pikulyk.

The Jean Ferguson Memorial Award was also given on the night—and is for projects and activities with direct impact upon the development of children from birth to eight years.

QUT School of Early Childhood and Inclusive Education congratulates Marie White, the winner of the 2017 Jean Ferguson Memorial Award.

Golden Graduates Morning Tea

Graduates from 1967, and earlier, gathered for the annual QUT Golden Graduates Morning Tea, held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre on 28 October.

QUT would like to thank all of those who were able to join this wonderful event, filled with plenty of story-telling, selfies and laughter.