Reading Reviews

Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage

by on May, Sat, 2017 in Reading Reviews | 0 comments

The Productivity Commission’s 2016 report on Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage (OID) The Productivity Commission’s 2016 report on Overcoming Indigenous Disadvantage (OID) is the seventh report looking at the wellbeing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders nationally in relation to the...

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Seeking a Pedagogy of Difference

by on Feb, Mon, 2017 in Reading Reviews | 0 comments

Lewthwaite et al (2016) explored Aboriginal student and family voices about what what classroom environments and teacher practices look like if they are truly reflective of Aboriginal students’ histories, preference and circumstances. While many of the themes that emerged mirror existing...

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Indigenous Primary School Achievement

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The Productivity Commission’s research paper released in June 2016 analyses ACARA datasets for Year 3 and Year 5 primary students that link student demographics and school characteristics to NAPLAN results. The results of their analysis show that for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous students,...

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