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Research Forum - Tuesday 9 March 2010

Linking to Learn and Learning to Link.

Building Integrated Systems of School-Based Support for Children and Families in a Disadvantaged Community.

This forum is sponsored by DET.

Who are the speakers?

Professor Ross Homel is Foundation Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Griffith University, Brisbane, and Director of the University's Strategic Research Program in the Social and Behavioural Sciences. From 2004 - 2007 he was Director of the Key Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance at Griffith, and he also served as Head of the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice between 1993 and 1996 and in 2002 and 2003. He was editor of the Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology from 1992 to 1995, and was a part-time Commissioner of the Queensland Criminal Justice Commission from February 1994 to April 1999.

Dr Kate Freiberg is a Senior Research Fellow and Program Leader in Prevention and Developmental Pathways at Griffith University. Her research expertise includes developmental psychology, ecology of early childhood development, and early intervention and developmental prevention. Kate has been a chief investigator on both the Pathways to Prevention and Linking to Learn projects.

When and where is it held?

Tuesday 9 March, 1:45pm registration for 2pm start to 4pm

Auditorium, 111 George Street, Brisbane

This forum is presented free-of-charge to participants.

What is the focus of the session?

Professor Homel and Dr Freiberg will present the key findings of Linking to Learn and Learning to Link, and discuss the challenges of up-scaling service delivery without losing the guiding principles of the project.

Flyer (new window) 63K Adobe PDF document

Presentation (new window) 6.4M Adobe PDF document

How to Register

To register, please contact Sajida Khan on (07) 322 42831 or via email

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