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

A powerful change process

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A powerful change process

Cabbage Tree Island Public School  About the school School and Community Location: 22 Km South of Ballina on the North Coast of NSW Traditional Indigenous Country Community in Bundjalung Country School population: 31 students (K-6) – all Aboriginal (some travel from Ballina) plus 9...

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Ripples into Waves

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Ripples into Waves

Tullawong State High School  About the school Tullawong State High School is situated in Caboolture, Queensland, about 60 kms north of Brisbane. The school is relatively new (1994), and has an enrolment of 1250 students of which about 70 are Indigenous. The school offers a diversified curriculum...

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Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

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Tomorrow’s Leaders Today

Atherton State High School “Every child can succeed, and we must ensure that every child has a real life-pathway…” says Mr. Tony Whybird – Principal, Atherton State High School. These words define the inclusive education practices at Atherton State High School, and they are...

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A Work in Progress

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A Work in Progress

Hunter Central Coast Region The Region relates to two Regional Aboriginal Education Consultative Groups (AECGs) Karen is the first Aboriginal School Education Director in NSW. She was appointed to this role at the beginning of the 2007 school year. She is responsible for the direct support of 31...

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Leading by example

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Leading by example

At Murray Upper State School, “a culture of respect, and zero tolerance for low expectations”, has nurtured the growth of a supportive learning environment for all students. Principal, Siobhan Jackson believes that, “Schools are responsible for providing all Australian children...

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Stronger Smarter ways of doing things

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Stronger Smarter ways of doing things

Building a new culture in a long established school is proving to be a significant challenge for Roebourne District High School’s new principal, Jackie Barry. Jackie was asked to take up the role in term 4 2008, previously she had been working as a Principal Consultant for the Pilbara...

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