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We are young and Aboriginal, we are from… Mt Margaret

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We are young and Aboriginal, we are from… Mt Margaret

There has been a school at Mt Margaret, 340 kms north east of Kalgoorlie in Western Australia since the early part of the last century. Originally part of a Christian Mission, the school is now in the centre of a small Aboriginal community (between 50 and 60 residents) and caters for between 20 and...

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“Our Focus is in the Classroom”

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“Our Focus is in the Classroom”

Two posters dominate the walls at Bairnsdale Secondary College in north eastern Victoria. “At Bairnsdale Secondary College, we all take responsibility for building strong relationships with Indigenous students in every class, and at every other time we have the opportunity” “At...

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Making the jump we want to see

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Making the jump we want to see

Western Cape College Queensland Western Cape College is a unique school which comprises three campuses each set in its own amazing cultural, social and geographical environment, spread over a vast area of the Cape York Peninsula in Far North Queensland. Western Cape College has three campus...

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What is at the end of that dirt road? A great small school & a great idea!

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What is at the end of that dirt road? A great small school & a great idea!

Manyallaluk School is a small Indigenous community school at the end of a 45 km dirt road about 100 kms from Katherine in the Northern Territory. Started in 2005 after a campaign by the local community, the school began life in the spare room of the community shop. Prior to that parents had to make...

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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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