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

Jodi Edwards

by on Jul, Tue, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Jodi Edwards Nation: Walbunja Woman, Yuin Nation Jodi has been in the field of education for the past 23 years and 19 years within Indigenous education.  She has been involved in many Indigenous research projects of which she has gained hands-on and working Indigenous Knowledges such as fish...

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Victor Steffensen: Fire Practitioner, Filmmaker and Educator

by on Jul, Thu, 2018 in News | 0 comments

Vic Steffensen Nation: Tagalaka Organisation:Mulong Victor Steffensen is an Expert Indigenous fire practitioner, filmmaker, and educator who plays a strong role in environmental and community cultural well-being. For our students for our people, Indigenous Knowledge (IK) needs to be at the core of...

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Building quality in teaching and teacher education

by on Jun, Thu, 2018 in News | 0 comments

This ACER report by Nan Bahr and Suzanne Mellor concludes that the difference between a competent teacher and a quality teacher is the personal qualities – the forces that bring the competencies together holistically.  We believe the personal qualities that Bahr and Mellor describe equate to...

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SSiSTEMIK Masterclasses

by on Jun, Mon, 2018 in News | 11 comments

Get in Touch SSiSTEMIK Pathways Masterclass The Stronger Smarter Institute offers educators and community leaders the opportunity to have deeper engagement in the role that Indigenous Knowledges (IK) have in shaping and redefining science, technology, engineering, and mathematics now and into the...

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Strong Smart Deadly T-Shirts now on sale!!

by on Jun, Sun, 2018 in News, Stronger Smarter News, Stronger Smarter Resources | 3 comments

Strong Smart Deadly T-Shirts now on sale!!

Look deadly and help to spread the Stronger Smarter message!   The Stronger Smarter Institute is excited to announce that our Strong Smart Deadly T-Shirts are now available for children and adults across the country to purchase! Join the hundreds of people across the country have purchased a...

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Exploring cultural identity in Mount Isa

by on May, Sun, 2017 in Stronger Smarter Stories | 1 comment

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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