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New CEO Appointment: Dyonne Anderson

The Board of the Stronger Smarter Institute is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms Dyonne Anderson as its new Chief Executive Officer. Ms Anderson is a proud Githabal woman form the Far North Coast of NSW, and a former Chief Operations Officer of the Stronger Smarter Institute. Dyonne is a very well accomplished educator and First Nations leader with … Read More


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ARC grant partnerships

We are very excited to announce that the Stronger Smarter Institute is a partner organisation in two recently funded ARC Linkage grants.   Out of Home Care   SSI was approached by a team led by Professor Kitty te Riele from the University of Tasmania to partner in a project to investigate why children in Out of Home Care (OOHC) are absent … Read More


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Kuwa Circles – career pathways for Indigenous women

The Stronger Smarter Institute and Adelaide Crows Foundation are proud to announce our partnership to facilitate the innovative Kuwa Circles program, funded by the National Careers Institute Partnership Grants. The program Kuwa (Kaurna word for Crow) Circles is designed to engage under-represented female Indigenous students in career pathway development whilst enhancing partnerships between organisations. The project’s key partners, the Stronger … Read More


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Stronger Smarter Institute announces appointment of new CEO

We announce our Chief Executive Officer Dr John Davis has made the decision to resign his position at Stronger Smarter Institute to pursue his own academic and community interests. Dr Davis was instrumental in the establishment of the Research and Impact division at the Institute, prior to his appointment as CEO in 2019. Dr Davis has positioned SSI well with … Read More


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The Stronger Smarter Institute is Growing

The Stronger Smarter Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of two new board members and the appointment of a new co-chair. Chairman of the board, Dr Chris Sarra announced today that the search to replace the legendary Herb Elliot OAM is over. Stronger Smarter has netted two outstanding leaders, Ms Sharon Davis and Mr Peter Leunig. They both bring … Read More


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Statement: Professional Learning Module

The Stronger Smarter Institute is committed to creating and delivering high quality resources, and this has long been a strategic focus for the Institute. This positions the Institute as thought leaders in Indigenous Education. One of our popular resources is the Introduction to Stronger Smarter Professional Learning Module. This was created in 2013 with support from AITSL and the Origin … Read More


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Stronger Smarter Institute Statement regarding COVID-19

24/03/20   The Stronger Smarter Institute is committed to the safety and well-being of our staff, students and wider communities. Following the successful completion of our flagship National Stronger Smarter Leadership Program™ in Cherbourg on Friday 20th March 2020, we have made the proactive and precautionary decision to close our public facing offices to assist in reducing the spread of … Read More