Education Matters

First participants graduate with Trinity's Certificate II in Leadership Through Cadets qualification

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Oct 13, 2017 6:00:00 AM

The Hon Karen Andrews MP, Assistant Minister for Vocational Education and Skills, has addressed the first ever graduates of Trinity Grammar School’s pioneering Certificate II Leadership Through Cadets Course at the inaugural graduation ceremony held on Tuesday evening, 19 September 2017.

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Topics: Trinity difference, Academic excellence, Cadets, Education, Courses, Vocational training, Leadership

Student story: Relishing the opportunities to experience leadership

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Sep 30, 2017 6:00:00 AM

By Ashwin Sivapirabu, Year 6, Preparatory School Vice Captain

Being a School Officer at Trinity Grammar School Preparatory School requires you to be a good role model and demonstrate initiative around the School.

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Topics: All boys education, Trinity difference, Education, Junior School, Leadership, Students

Activities to enhance leadership skills

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Aug 16, 2017 6:00:00 AM

What makes a good leader?

A leader is a person with great communication, teamwork and motivation skills. They are trustworthy and honest, respected, responsible and committed. They are also positive and creative, with an exceptional ability to delegate, problem solve and offer timely and constructive feedback.

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Topics: Boys' education, Trinity difference, Improve learning, Leadership

The secrets to mastering the art of public speaking

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Jul 21, 2017 6:00:00 AM

The thought of public speaking can scare even the most confident person. Captivating an audience is a skill that takes many hours of practise, as does the ability to speak confidently and calmly to small or large groups of people. 

People are not born with these skills – they must be learned and practised. School students learn these skills through debating and in discussion with their teachers. This develops children’s oracy – skills in using spoken language.

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Topics: Boys' education, Trinity difference, Leadership

What it means to be a school leader

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Jun 10, 2017 6:00:00 AM

What it means to be a school leader is a great ride of thrills and duties.

Our duties started after we went to the National Young Leaders Day. We had five speakers and two hosts there on the day. It was great fun and we were all inspired to help others and keep our duties up.

As a School Officer, my duties include: infant playground (recess and lunch), primary assembly, Leaders’ Corner and Morning Prayer.

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Topics: All boys education, Trinity difference, Education, Junior School, Leadership, Students

Four ways to help your son develop compassion and empathy

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Mar 14, 2017 6:00:00 AM

“You never really understand a person until you consider things from his point of view ... until you climb into his skin and walk around in it."

This is the advice provided by Atticus Finch, a fictional character in Harper Lee’s To Kill a Mockingbird; advice that Barack Obama encouraged the world to heed in his farewell address in January.

Empathy is a critical leadership skill of great importance in the world, and a skill we all hope our boys will develop. So, how do we help develop compassion and empathy in our boys?

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Topics: Parenting tips, Boys' education, All boys education, Fathering, Trinity difference, Raising boys, Pastoral care, Boys learning, Leadership

The role of public speaking in schools

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Feb 15, 2017 6:00:00 AM

The words ‘public speaking’ or ‘presentation’ are words that could make the best of us cringe. It involves capturing the audience’s attention and articulating ourselves seamlessly, which is no mean feat. In today’s society, communication couldn’t be more important. Without solid communication, the ability to engage, progress, converse and influence is diminished.

Public speaking can seem like a daunting task, especially for a young boy, however the process can be very beneficial to his personal development.

Here are the top 5 reasons why it is important to encourage public speaking in schools:

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Topics: Boys' education, Trinity difference, Boys learning, Leadership

How shifts in the global market will impact students of today

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Dec 21, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Simply getting into university is no longer a guarantee of success for students. An undergraduate degree no longer guarantees good employment. As CSIRO analysis identifies, "The question is not whether jobs will change, but how they transition smoothly to new (and better) jobs."

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Topics: Trinity difference, Education, Leadership

The benefits of fieldwork in boys' learning

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Dec 3, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Fieldwork plays an important role in the education of boys. At Trinity Grammar School, we believe the benefits of fieldwork in boys' learning are vast.

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Topics: Boys' education, All boys education, Outdoor education, Trinity difference, Improve learning, Co-curricular activities, Boys learning, Education, Leadership

Five life skills gained through Army Cadets

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Nov 4, 2016 6:00:00 AM


Once an avenue of formal military training, the Australian Army Cadets is now a youth development organisation, which has transformed to reflect changing times and attitudes. Why do some schools place such importance in Army Cadets?

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Topics: All boys education, Trinity difference, Co-curricular activities, Boys learning, Cadets, Courses, Vocational training, Leadership