Category Archives: 2013

A letter from Leo: Two years after my trip to Fiji

Leo Xie was a final year mechanical engineering student when he joined us on the trip to Sabeto in 2013. Together with his team members – Jeremy Varendorff and Epeneri Korovakaturaga they did some amazing science activities on water purification … Continue reading

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Zoe’s reflections of her engagement in two primary schools in Fiji

Zoe Smith graduated with a Bachelor of Primary Education degree in 2013. Currently she is enrolled in the of Master of Education program at the Queensland University of Technology. Zoe addressed prospective QUT students who were planning to participate in the outreach … Continue reading

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Melissa and Lucian’s story from Ghana

Melissa was one of my students at the Queensland University of Technology. She will soon graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Primary Education. She initiated and completed a project in a rural primary school with her partner Lucian in Ghana. … Continue reading

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2013: Reflections of the Sabeto Schools and Community Project (SSCP)

I was with the team for the first half of the project. I had to leave because of a teaching commitment in China which overlapped with the second week. I found this project to be an immensely rewarding and memorable … Continue reading

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2013: Team Regan, Leila, Michelle @ SSCP

I spent most of my time in this group with Regan Baker (Film and TV), Leila Gashe (Film and TV) and Michelle Stephens (Film and TV). QUT staff – Carly Lassig, Zarina Shahban, Kathy Mills, and Geoff Portmann also spent some … Continue reading

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2013: Team Jeremy, Leo, Epineri, and Tyra @ SSCP

This team comprising Jeremy Varendorff (Engineering), Leo Xie (Engineering), Epineri Korovakaturaga Ganilau (Architecture), and Tyra Gunnis (Film and TV) implemented two activities in classes 4 and 5. They used ipads in their classrooms – this activity could have been a … Continue reading

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2013: Team Courtney, Zoe, Brendan, Jarrod, Edwina, and Tahlia @SSCP

QUT students and staff engaged strategically with staff and students from the two schools in Sabeto. This occurred over two days at each school. On the first day, the teams worked with classes 1, 3, 5 and 7. On the … Continue reading

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