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Posts Tagged 'indigenous'

Kidsmatter: Supporting the social and emotional wellbeing of indigenous children

Posted on August 24th, 2015 · Posted in TD Info, Videos

KidsMatter, in partnership with highly regarded Aboriginal consultants, have developed a series of animations that are designed to support the social and emotional wellbeing of Aboriginal children and provide viewers with.. read more

Key indicators for overcoming indigenous disadvantage

Posted on November 23rd, 2014 · Posted in Policy, Research, TD Info

Progress report from the Review of Government Service Provision: bit.ly/1xKEkKV

Aboriginal concept of wellbeing

Posted on November 21st, 2014 · Posted in Articles, Indicators of wellbeing, The Disadvantaged

Article from The Conversation: “Indigenous Australians offer a broader concept of wellbeing”: bit.ly/1F5j9lQ

Indigenous Children Growing up Strong

Posted on June 28th, 2014 · Posted in Conferences, Research

You can download the ARACY webinar and PDF on the Longitudinal Study of Indigenous Children: Indigenous Children Growing up Strong here:http://bit.ly/1nG8tSN

Making a Difference: Improving Outcomes for Indigenous Learners

Posted on March 19th, 2014 · Posted in Research, TD Info

“Much government policy language, and many of the instruments that test children’s performance, are grounded in a deficit model which focuses on the ‘gaps’ in Indigenous children’s learning rather than.. read more

NAPLAN improvements for Indigenous students but not everyone is taking the test

Posted on February 19th, 2014 · Posted in Articles, TD Action

Although there are signs from NAPLAN that indigenous students are doing better at school, especially in primary schools,  there are increased numbers of Year 9 students opting out of the.. read more

A Push Pull Framework for School Attendance

Posted on February 17th, 2014 · Posted in Good Practice

PM Tony Abbott has again raised the issue of school attendance for Aboriginal young people.  He says that the literacy gap between indigenous and no-indigenous students, especially for those living.. read more

Aboriginal Girls Circle – Resilience and Connectedness

Posted on February 16th, 2014 · Posted in Good Practice, Materials & Programs, Research, The Disadvantaged

The Aboriginal Girls’ Circle (AGC) is an intervention targeted to increase social connection, participation and self-confidence amongst Aboriginal girls attending secondary schools. Researchers from the University of Western Sydney (UWS)’s School of Education sought.. read more

Cherbourg MoJo Out Loud

Posted on November 3rd, 2013 · Posted in Good ideas, Materials & Programs, SV Action

A great project to enhance student voice in remote indigenous communities, the Cherbourg MoJo project was a 10 week mobile journalism training program at Nurunderi (Cherbourg) Campus of Southern Queensland.. read more

Closing the Gap: brief for the incoming government

Posted on September 30th, 2013 · Posted in Policy, The Disadvantaged

Read the Brief prepared for the incoming government by the Close the Gap Steering committee, aimed at reducing the discrepancy between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander wellbeing and longevity  and that.. read more