Stronger Smarter Stories

Exploring cultural identity in Mount Isa

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

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

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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 itMal 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

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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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Raising the profile of Indigenous student identity on the Gold Coast

by on Mar 16, 2016 in News, Stronger Smarter News, Stronger Smarter Stories | 0 comments

Raising the profile of Indigenous student identity on the Gold Coast

“You’ll be successful in any context if you can build strong relationships from the get go. For me Stronger Smarter has been all about being able to connect with a diverse range of people and building relationships with those people regardless of their cultural background” Dave Hartley,...

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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 the back of my mind I’m always thinking ‘how am I making these kids strong and smart’ Carrie Tinning, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Coordinator, Northern Bay College, Victoria    In 2015, the Northern Bay P-12 College Koorie Education Team, led by...

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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 SchoolWhen Steve McAlister first heard about the Stronger Smarter Leadership Program, he...

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