Graduates celebrate on country, on point

August 9, 2017

The remote community of Yirrkala recently celebrated the achievements of 40 graduates who have completed a range of courses at the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education. The ceremony was the largest of its kind […]

Adelaide scores global education event

August 9, 2017

The world’s most prestigious Indigenous education event will be held in Adelaide in 2020. The Adelaide Convention Bureau made a successful bid for the World Indigenous Peoples Conference on Education, backed by the University of […]

Determined Amelia eyes career in health care

May 31, 2017

SPONSORED CONTENT Inspired by her large family, her remote location and her kind heart, Amelia Chaquebor has chosen a career in health care. As a strong and passionate Kimberley woman, with Yawuru and Baardi Jawi […]

WA study explores teaching on country experience

April 20, 2017

A Western Australian university is investigating how teaching on country could become an important part of school for Aboriginal children in remote areas. Associate Professor Libby Lee-Hammond and Elizabeth Jackson-Barrett from Murdoch University’s School of […]

Kim Hames heads up Madalah, calls for more money

March 22, 2017

Former WA Deputy Premier Kim Hames is calling on Canberra to increase funding for a not-for-profit Aboriginal education organisation, saying schooling may hold the key to ‘closing the gap’. Dr Hames, who retired from WA […]

Indigenous stories get ready for school

February 8, 2017

Indigenous stories are being brought to life in primary school classrooms by one of the world’s most remote publishing houses – Magabala Books in Broome, WA. Magabala is developing teaching resources for 15 Indigenous titles […]

Revered Cape York educator bows out

November 23, 2016

Reverend Mary Eseli is taking a well-learned retirement after making an enormous contribution to the Cape York community. Mary spent three decades educating and caring for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in the Northern […]

University honours midwife who delivers

November 17, 2016

Indigenous midwife and Central Arrernte woman Cherisse Buzzacott has been named Australian Catholic University’s (ACU’s) 2016 Alumni of the Year. Ms Buzzacott was the first student to graduate from ACU’s Away from Base Bachelor of […]

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