Stronger Smarter Stories

St Kieran’s Catholic School

by on Dec, Thu, 2018 in News, Stronger Smarter Stories | 0 comments

Principal Claudine Dank, says the ideas that Stronger Smarter teaches are important to St Kieran’s Catholic School  with a 17% Indigenous student population and situated on the traditional lands of the Kalkadoon people at Mt Isa. Claudine says the Stronger Smarter Approach fits well with the...

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Celebrating Indigenous culture at Coal Point Public School

by on Aug, Mon, 2018 in News, Stronger Smarter Stories | 0 comments

Celebrating Indigenous culture at Coal Point Public School

“For me, it has made sure that I’m conscious, not only in my classroom, but within my stage that I’m setting high expectations for myself and staff and this filters down to the students, using the tools that Stronger Smarter provided.” (Kate Payne)  Kate Payne and Louise Groves, Assistant...

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Embedding Gunditjmara culture at Warrnambool Primary School

by on Aug, Mon, 2018 in News, Stronger Smarter Stories | 0 comments

Embedding Gunditjmara culture at Warrnambool Primary School

When Warrnambool Primary School Principal, Peter Auchettl, and teacher Jacqui Gore undertook the Stronger Smarter Leadership Program in 2013, they sat down to think about how to integrate the Stronger Smarter culture and ethos across the school. “First we needed to gather information,” Peter...

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Re-writing the narrative at  Halls Creek District High School 

by on Aug, Mon, 2018 in News, Stronger Smarter Stories | 0 comments

Re-writing the narrative at  Halls Creek District High School 

High school attendance at Halls Creek District High School is heading in the right direction.  While they still have a long way to go, the school has seen a 50% increase in high school attendance over three years.  Associate Principal,  Jake Petterwood, says over that time they...

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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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Building bridges at Bowraville Central School

by on May, Sun, 2017 in Stronger Smarter Stories | 0 comments

Stronger Smarter gave me a lot more focus and better tools in embarking on conversations and setting up processes between people. That was the power in it Mal McFarlane, Bowraville Central School Mal McFarlane says that at Bowraville Central School, they are seeing some great improvements for...

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