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 […]

Garma kicks off with focus on education

June 8, 2016

Garma 2016 will kick off with a day-long Education Fair to promote the importance of sharing knowledge and a commitment to life-long learning. Yothu Yindi Foundation CEO Denise Bowden described the Education Fair as the […]

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