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Glenroi Heights Public School’s NAIDOC celebrations

by on Nov 27, 2012 in Stronger Smarter News | 0 comments

Glenroi Heights Public School’s NAIDOC celebrations

Stronger Smarter staff were honoured guests at Glenroi Heights Public School’s NAIDOC week celebrations in November. The week-long celebration began with Indigenous and Non-Indigenous staff, students, parents and community from a number of schools in the area uniting for a celebratory march...

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Stronger Smarter Summit 2012: “From Rhetoric to Reality”

by on Nov 19, 2012 in Articles, Stronger Smarter News | 0 comments

Stronger Smarter Summit 2012: “From Rhetoric to Reality”

What you told us… A big thank you goes to all of you who have taken the time out of your busy schedules to complete the post-Summit online survey. This feedback is incredibly valuable not only for the Institute to gauge the overall quality and value of the Summit, but to assist us in...

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Summit Inspires and Challenges Delegates

by on Oct 19, 2012 in Stronger Smarter News | 0 comments

Summit Inspires and Challenges Delegates

Educators and community leaders from every state and territory gathered in Brisbane last month for the second Stronger Smarter Summit. At the inaugural Summit in 2009, Dr Chris Sarra declared “the tide of low expectations in Indigenous education had changed”. At this year’s...

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The Gowrie Boys reach for the Summit

by on Aug 19, 2012 in Stronger Smarter News | 0 comments

The Gowrie Boys reach for the Summit

Renowned hip-hop group, The Gowrie Boys, are packing their bags and heading south for the big city to perform at next month’s Stronger Smarter Summit in Brisbane. The multi-award winning Gowrie Boys, a group of inspirational year 11 and 12 students from St Teresa’s College, Abergowrie...

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Stronger Smarter—Toronto Success Story

by on Mar 19, 2011 in Articles, Stronger Smarter News, Stronger Smarter Stories | 0 comments

Stronger Smarter—Toronto Success Story

Guest columnist, Maxine McKew Maxine McKew is a former Australian MP and award winning broadcast journalist. So often in life it’s the gestures that matter. At Toronto High School they’re still talking about the day that the newly installed Principal Mark McConville, arrived at the school...

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A community participant in the Leadership Program—Kurt’s story

by on Jul 19, 2010 in Articles, Stronger Smarter News, Stronger Smarter Stories | 0 comments

A community participant in the Leadership Program—Kurt’s story

One of the observations Kurt Beahan makes about himself is that he ‘was never much of a talker’. Kurt is a 21 year old Narromine man working as an Aboriginal Learning Support Officer in Glenroi Heights Public School, Orange NSW. He is also in his second year of part time study under the...

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