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Early Childhood

Indigenous
RD

Children embrace Little J and Big Cuz

03 August 2017

Audiences across Australia are responding positively to the first animated children’s series to feature Indigenous Australians and their culture.

Early Childhood, School, Indigenous

Indigenous
RD

Looking for the X factors in Indigenous early education

02 August 2017

Early education for Indigenous students should begin from a place of strength, by focusing on students’ potential, interests, abilities, knowledge and capacities, rather than their limits.

Community Partnerships, Early Childhood, School, Indigenous

School
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The next step on the learning pathway

03 April 2017

Is a year-level curriculum and assessment the best way for us to help students take the next step in their learning progression?

Assessment, Numeracy, Early Childhood, School

Indigenous
RD

Little J and Big Cuz coming soon to classrooms

10 March 2017

When Little J and Big Cuz arrive on our screens in late April they will bring with them a raft of resources to help incorporate Indigenous ways of knowing and being in the classroom.

Early Childhood, School, Indigenous

Indigenous
RD

Measuring Indigenous childhood development in remote Australia

21 February 2017

Through its involvement in the Science of Learning Research Centre, ACER is supporting research to investigate the accuracy of a tool that measures the developmental status of young children in remote Indigenous Australian contexts.

Assessment, Early Childhood, Indigenous

Indigenous
RD

A positive start: Using television to support Indigenous learning

19 January 2017

Research shows that educational television programs can support a successful transition from home to school for young Indigenous children and their families, and improve long-term outcomes for Indigenous students.

Early Childhood, School, Indigenous