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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 focus on Koorie Education at Northern Bay College

by on Jan 27, 2016 in News, Stronger Smarter News, Stronger Smarter Stories | 1 comment

A focus on Koorie Education at Northern Bay College

In 2015, the Northern Bay P-12 College Koorie Education Team, led by Carrie Tinning, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Coordinator, won the Victorian Education Excellence Award for Outstanding Koorie Education.   “‘In the back of my mind I’m always thinking ‘how am I...

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Meet the newest members of the Stronger Smarter team

by on Oct 15, 2015 in News, Stronger Smarter News | 2 comments

Meet the newest members of the Stronger Smarter team

Toby Adams introduces our newest members of the Stronger Smarter team. Dyonne Anderson, John Bray & Fiona Bobongie join the Institute staff adding over 8 decades of classroom & schools experience. You can read their bios...

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Implementing Stronger Smarter at Forbes North Public School

by on Sep 16, 2015 in News, Stronger Smarter Stories | 2 comments

Implementing Stronger Smarter at Forbes North Public School

“The whole Stronger Smarter philosophy and approach underpins what we do for our kids in our school, whether they’re Aboriginal or non-Aboriginal” Steve McAlister, Principal, Forbes North Public School When Steve McAlister first heard about the Stronger Smarter Leadership Program, he...

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Ripples of change in a northern NSW coastal community

by on Sep 1, 2015 in News, Stronger Smarter Stories | 0 comments

Ripples of change in a northern NSW coastal community

“I do believe we’ve come together a lot more since we started training at Stronger Smarter, and we get a lot of parents’ feedback saying that we are a school that really does understand community, and that they feel comfortable and welcome.” Michael Taylor, Principal, Casino West Public...

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Building high expectations at Ballina Public School

by on Aug 31, 2015 in News, Stronger Smarter Stories | 0 comments

Building high expectations at Ballina Public School

“I think the idea of High-Expectations Relationships and not colluding with low expectations is something that will be in the school forever.” Peter Flannery, Principal, Ballina Public School Ballina Public School’s Principal, Peter Flannery, describes what ‘Stronger...

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Meet…Karen Newton – Casino West Public School

by on Aug 31, 2015 in News, Stronger Smarter Stories | 0 comments

Meet…Karen Newton – Casino West Public School

Meet the Stronger Smarter family…   Karen Newton is from Casino West Public School in NSW. Here Karen speaks about her experience in the Stronger Smarter Leadership Program and how she uses the Stronger Smarter approach in her professional and personal...

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