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DOBBY, Emma Donovan amongst new Indigenous Literacy Foundation ambassadors
National charity the Indigenous Literacy Foundation has announced musician DOBBY, singer Emma Donovan, TV personality Bianca Hun...
Callan Morse 1 Mar 2024
"Education is the main vehicle for closing the gap" - Marcia Langton receives women's leadership award
Marcia Langton hopes women future leaders take some inspiration from her latest recognition, which makes a welcome change after...
Jarred Cross 29 Feb 2024
Funding boost expands Junior Ranger program to 50 new sites
The Federal government announced on Thursday that it is expanding the Junior Ranger program, offering on-Country learning to Abo...
Giovanni Torre 29 Feb 2024
Glass Jar Australia welcomes Sophie Coffin to board of directors
Sophie Coffin is the newest addition to the board of directors at Glass Jar Australia, the organisation behind the influential S...
Rhiannon Clarke 28 Feb 2024
Language and culture may be key to Indigenous education
Indigenous children could have much greater educational outcomes if Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander groups are more clos...
Andrew Brown 28 Feb 2024
Leading voices for Indigenous children present reform plan in Canberra

A delegation of Elders, senior leaders and representatives from Children’s Ground and Utyerre Apanpe (First Nations Educators Network) visited Parliament House, Canberra, on Wednes...

Giovanni Torre Feb 27, 2024
Unis need new angle for attracting Indigenous engineers

The work of Aboriginal engineers has survived thousands of years but universities are missing out on attracting a new generation of Indigenous scientists, according to experts.  ...

Rudi Maxwell Feb 21, 2024
NSW initiative supporting Aboriginal children to offer a path forward in early-childhood learning

Improving Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children's developmental and learning outcomes was on the agenda on Wednesday, as new Aboriginal-led early childhood education and c...

Dechlan Brennan Feb 21, 2024
NSW report looks at ways to keep First Nations people in apprenticeships

More than 60 per cent of First Nations people in NSW leave their apprenticeship because of work-related issues, a new report has found.   The not-for-profit apprenticeship, emplo...

Brendan Foster Feb 20, 2024
Indigenous education strategies must by informed by First Nations communities - leading expert

A leading education academic has urged policy makers to form partnerships with Indigenous communities and listen to them on closing the gap.Professor Rhonda Oliver, former Head of...

Giovanni Torre Feb 14, 2024
Dr Amos urges tough talks on Indigenous mental health in wake of referendum

Following the unsuccessful Voice to Parliament referendum, James Cook University academic Andrew Amos emphasises the importance of championing new Indigenous voices. Dr Amos has s...

Joseph Guenzler Feb 13, 2024
Pacific Islands push for more uni students in Australia

Going to university in Australia could become simpler for Pacific Islanders if they are considered domestic students. The high commissioner for Samoa, Hinauri Petana, told feder...

Esther Linder Feb 12, 2024
Australian National University, Wesfarmers partner in $10 million funding boost for Indigenous scholarship program

The Australian National University’s Kambri Scholars Program has been boosted through a new partnership between the ANU and Wesfarmers Limited. The partnership has seen Wesfarmers...

Callan Morse Feb 9, 2024
Professor Reuben Bolt appointed to National Science and Technology Council

A Charles Darwin University executive has been appointed to the National Science and Technology Council. Charles Darwin University Deputy Vice-Chancellor First Nations Leadership...

Joseph Guenzler Feb 9, 2024
Big opportunities for seed to grow bush food industry

A traditional bush food with huge nutritional benefits could also provide big opportunities to Indigenous communities according to new research.  There are close to a thousand d...

Liv Casben Feb 8, 2024
More permanent Indigenous staff across NSW Department of Education workforce

A new New South Wales government initiative has seen an increase in the number of permanent Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teaching and support staff throughout NSW public s...

Callan Morse Feb 7, 2024
Governments "continue to waste" National Agreement on Closing the Gap, Productivity Commission reports

The National Agreement on Closing the Gap is "an opportunity governments cannot continue to waste", the Productivity Commission has warned as it released its latest report.The Comm...

Giovanni Torre Feb 6, 2024
Elizabeth Kupsch appointed New Director of First Nations Education at EREA Flexible

EREA Flexible Schools, the largest network of alternative schools in Australia, has appointed Waanyi-Gangalidda and Wankamadla woman, Elizabeth Kupsch, as Director of First Nations...

Rhiannon Clarke Feb 5, 2024
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