Greater sports participation among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children is linked with better academic performance, according to new research from the University of South Australia. Read more
Students from the Northern Peninsula Area State College in Far North Queensland have been the first to take part in a new Indigenous Education Program launched this week. Read more
Empowering Aboriginal girls to succeed in school and beyond is the focus of an $11.6 million funding commitment over four years from 2021 in public schools form the Western Australian Government. Read more
Aboriginal staff working for the Department of Education in WA will have the opportunity to pursue a career in teaching, as part of a new $3 million pilot program with Curtin University.
Chief Executive Officer of the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA), David de Carvalho, discusses incorporating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures into the Australian Curriculum.
At Moss Vale High School in NSW, Aboriginal Education is firmly embedded into the curriculum, using the eight ‘Our Ways’ of learning, which has been part of the whole-school program since 2013. It aims to build staff and student knowledge of Aboriginal history, culture and experiences.