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Former Australian of the Year appointed to School Council

Recently appointed first female Head of AFL Queensland Trisha Squires has been appointed to the Somerville House School Council.  A passionate advocate for youth, women and education, Trisha is an experienced and inspirational leader who has a modern governance mindset which will continue to lead the PMSA Group and our schools forward. Of the PMSA Board’s …

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Governance Reform Update – School Councils

The PMSA is committed to good governance. And the PMSA Board believes good governance requires ongoing reform.  We are pleased to share some upcoming governance changes regarding our School Councils which will significantly enhance the structure and management of the PMSA Group and our schools. In essence, the changes to the School Councils will give …

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PMSA welcomes back Ness Goodwin

The PMSA is excited to welcome back the 10th Somerville House Principal Dr Ness Goodwin. With an acute understanding of the importance of safeguarding children and staff in a school setting, Dr Ness Goodwin will lead the PMSA’s Child Protection and Safeguarding Committee as Chair. PMSA Chair Morgan Parker said the Board’s appointment of Dr …

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Hamish Turner OAM appointed to BBC Council

The PMSA Board and the Brisbane Boys’ College Council are pleased announce the appointment of Old Collegian Hamish Turner OAM to the College Council. Hamish is an experienced and visionary business professional with more than 30 years in retail, tourism, brand marketing, and agriculture. He is highly skilled in developing entrepreneurial strategy and operational delivery. …

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PMSA leaders #ChooseToChallenge

To celebrate International Women’s Day today, many of our PMSA governance leaders – men and women – are ‘choosing to challenge’ and sharing inspirational messages and advice. Check out their messages below. 

Top students choose teaching careers

Rebecca Hunter Gwyneth Jones Sophie Miles Blake Vause Four top Year 12 graduates from PMSA schools have won PMSA Teacher Education Scholarships for 2021 showing a positive sign for the future of teaching. This year’s scholarship winners were Brisbane Boys’ College (BBC) 2020 graduate Blake Vause, Clayfield College 2020 graduate Gwyneth Jones, 2019 Sunshine Coast …

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PMSA Communique – Term 1, 2021

The PMSA’s quarterly news for Term 1, 2021 to our school community and interested subscribers is out now. View PMSA Communique Term 1, 2021 PMSA Communique provides our broader school community an update on activities and relevant information from the PMSA at the beginning on each school term. We also send this directly via email …

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Secret sauce during shaken world: Rev Cole returns

After a 28-year ministry as Chaplain at Brisbane Boys’ College (BBC), Reverend Graham Cole will return to the PMSA school community after Easter as PMSA’s Christian Ministry Advocate. Announcing the new part-time role, PMSA Chief Executive Officer Sharon Callister said she was thrilled that Rev Cole had accepted the role to lead the PMSA’s Christian …

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Welcome to new staff

January means back to school and our PMSA schools welcoming not only new students but also many new staff across our four schools. On Tuesday 19 January, the PMSA held the annual PMSA Staff Orientation Day – and, in what seems to be the norm these days, the day took on an online twist. Because …

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