Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
Teacher speaks to Peter Johnson about efforts to improve the recruitment and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander educators in Australian schools.
Latest data indicate a 10 per cent attendance gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students. What's the role for teachers in improving attendance among Indigenous children?
An initiative to increase the number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers should have its funding extended so that a more targeted approach can be developed in the future, according to an evaluation panel.
‘If teachers truly embed themselves in the process of becoming culturally responsive they will find that, just like their students, they are always learning.’
A new research report says it's time to 'join the dots' and scale up successful examples of flexible learning systems to meet the 21st Century education needs of all Australian school students.
Recent research provides insight into culturally responsive teaching practices from the perspective of Aboriginal parents and students.
Setting high expectations, putting faces on the data and making student growth visible to the whole community has helped accelerate literacy learning at this school.
How a joint venture to support pre-service educators is improving teacher retention for Northern Territory schools.
At this Darwin preschool, teaching sustainable, healthy garden practices has helped connect youngsters to their multicultural community.
Jacynta Krakouer provides a snapshot of Making school meaningful for Indigenous learners, which has practical tools for teachers wanting to improve outcomes for Indigenous students.