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Beginning my Stronger Smarter journey – a reflection by Dave Hartley

by on Jul 21, 2015 in News, Stronger Smarter News | 0 comments

Beginning my Stronger Smarter journey – a reflection by Dave Hartley

We are often asked to describe what participants go through in the Stronger Smarter Leadership Program. Those who have attended will understand that this is not easily done, as it is very much an experiential program that can really only be understood firsthand. However, Dave Hartley, Deputy...

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The Stronger Smarter Dilly Bag

by on Jul 17, 2015 in News, Resources, Stronger Smarter News, Videos | 2 comments

The Stronger Smarter Dilly Bag

The Dilly Bag is used traditionally by Aboriginal people across Australia as a vessel to carry items of value, the metaphor of the Dilly Bag is used throughout the Stronger Smarter Leadership Program. Here David Spillman & Ben Wilson explain how the metaphor of a Dilly Bag is used and speak in...

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Improving outcomes for Koorie kids in Swan Hill

by on Apr 8, 2015 in News, Stronger Smarter Stories | 1 comment

Improving outcomes for Koorie kids in Swan Hill

At Swan Hill Primary, we value the relationship between home and school. Research tells us that school is a place for building relationships with the whole family. – Janet Barnard   Swan Hill Primary School, situated on the traditional lands of the Wemba Wemba people on the banks of the...

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A cultural shift at Aitkenvale State School

by on Apr 8, 2015 in News, Stronger Smarter Stories | 0 comments

A cultural shift at Aitkenvale State School

 ‘It’s important that we send the message loud and clear that we are a Stronger Smarter school, and that’s what we’re doing here. And it has been successful, there’s no doubt about it…’ – Judd Burgess   As the new Principal of Aitkenvale State School in North Queensland, Judd...

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Results on the rise in Pormpuraaw

by on Apr 8, 2015 in News, Stronger Smarter Stories | 3 comments

Results on the rise in Pormpuraaw

‘My whole heart is in this school… It’s now the best school I’ve ever taught at in Queensland.’ – Louise JappeLouise Jappe speaks excitedly about soaring literacy and numeracy results and the confidence and self-esteem of her students at Pormpuraaw State School. Since 2009, Louise...

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‘Strong and Smart’ everyday at Glenroi Heights Public School

by on Mar 29, 2015 in News, Stronger Smarter Stories | 2 comments

‘Strong and Smart’ everyday at Glenroi Heights Public School

‘At Glenroi Heights Public School, we talk ‘Strong and Smart’ everyday and this is exactly the kind of environment that I wanted to be a part of….’  Glenroi Heights Public School in Orange, country NSW, has well and truly embraced the Stronger Smarter approach. Since 2007, over...

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