We challenge the whole school community to have high expectations of Indigenous students, fostering the ‘strong and smart’ approach embraced by Dr Chris Sarra.

Stronger Smarter Master Class: Culturally Responsive Pedagogies

by on Nov 1, 2017 in News | 6 comments

Our first Stronger Smarter Master Class. Stronger Smarter Master Classes are designed for educators who are seeking to engage in a deeper exploration of complex challenges in Indigenous education and apply the Stronger Meta-strategies in new ways. This first Master Class wasn by Tammi Webber from...

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Exploring cultural identity in Mount Isa

by on May 7, 2017 in Stronger Smarter Stories | 1 comment

The kids today don’t know our culture.  So this is bringing their identity back and their tribes and where they fit in with people. Auntie Joan Marshall and Tina Butcher, Mount Isa Central State School Tina Butcher and Auntie Joan Marshall believe that making a difference for Aboriginal...

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Building bridges at Bowraville Central School

by on May 7, 2017 in Stronger Smarter Stories | 0 comments

Stronger Smarter gave me a lot more focus and better tools in embarking on conversations and setting up processes between people. That was the power in it Mal McFarlane, Bowraville Central School Mal McFarlane says that at Bowraville Central School, they are seeing some great improvements for...

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High-Expectations Relationships at Casino Public School

by on May 7, 2017 in Stronger Smarter Stories | 0 comments

We’re really proud to be a Stronger Smarter school… The community ask us ‘what’s that eagle shirt you wear? Tell us about that’…they all know the eagle. Wendy King, Assistant Principal, Casino Public School Wendy’s story is told in collaboration with University of Queensland Social...

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Call to Stronger Smarter Alumni – be involved in a Stronger Smarter research project in 2017

by on Feb 14, 2017 in News, Stronger Smarter News | 0 comments

Are you interested in a deeper exploration of the Stronger Smarter Approach? In 2017, the Stronger Smarter Institute is seeking input and co-authorship for research papers from our Stronger Smarter Leadership Program alumni. If you are interested in being involved in research projects, please let...

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by on Aug 17, 2016 in News | 0 comments

Queensland schools show enrolments at highest level ever A larger than expected increase in the number of Indigenous prep school enrolments in Queensland this year has far exceeded the Stronger Smarter projections.  What does this mean for educators? The Stronger Smarter Institute’s CEO Darren...

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