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We challenge the whole school community to have high expectations of Indigenous students, fostering the ‘strong and smart’ approach embraced by Dr Chris Sarra.

Delta Kay – sharing her Arakwal Bundjalung culture

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Delta Kay – sharing her Arakwal Bundjalung culture

Delta Kay Nation: Arakwal Bundjalung Currently working as an Aboriginal Education Officer with NPWS in her traditional homelands in Byron Bay. Delta’s stories have been handed down from her mother and her aunties. Her passion is sharing her Arakwal Bundjalung culture through story, dance and...

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A strength-based approach in the Kimberley

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A strength-based approach in the Kimberley

  Sam Saunders Teacher School of Special Educational Needs ‘Most of the schools up here are Stronger Smarter schools so we all come from a common place and we all endorse those practices and high expectation leadership.’ Sam Saunders, Teacher Engagement     Sam...

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A collaborative teaching approach at St Augustines

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A collaborative teaching approach at St Augustines

Renee Matheson Principal St Augustine’s Parish Primary School ‘Stronger Smarter – it’s really about common language. It affirmed a l0t of my feelings about teaching and education and it’s really about our students. If you’ve always got the students in your...

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High expectations at Lockhart State School

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High expectations at Lockhart State School

Evelyn Allard Teacher Lockhart State School ‘When I did Stronger Smarter and read Chris Sarra’s book, I felt like it really changed my life. I suddenly said “no, I’m not going to dumb down the curriculum. These kids are so smart I need to change my approach.’ Evelyn...

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STRONGER SMARTER INSTITUTE APPOINTS NEW CEO

by on Aug, Tue, 2019 in Indigenous Education News, News, Stronger Smarter News | 0 comments

After an extensive recruitment process, Australia’s largest Indigenous Education initiative, the Stronger Smarter Institute is pleased to announce the appointment of a Dr John Davis as Chief Executive Officer. Chairman of the board, Dr Chris Sarra was happy to announce Dr Davis as the incumbent...

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Impact with Indigenous Education

by on Aug, Wed, 2019 in Indigenous Education News, News, Resources, Stronger Smarter News | 0 comments

HISTORIC PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT SUPPORTS EDUCATION TO ENSURE BETTER FUTURES FOR THE TARIBELANG BUNDA COMMUNITY It is with great pleasure that today we announce the launch of Impact with Indigenous Education, a unique partnership program between the Taribelang Aboriginal Corporation, Gladstone Ports...

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