Esteemed educator accepts UK fellowship

August 23, 2017

Prominent Aboriginal educator Professor Lester Irabinna-Rigney is set to take up a fellowship at leading research university Kings College in London. The University of South Australia professor is the recipient of an inaugural Aboriginal and […]

Indigenous bright sparks are London-bound

August 23, 2017

Four Indigenous students are off to three of the world’s top universities — Cambridge, Oxford and the London School of Economics — on scholarships worth more than $500,000 announced this month. The Charlie Perkins and […]

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 […]

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