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Revisiting the research: Indigenous student absenteeism

15 December 2016

Reasons for student absenteeism are complex and contextual but are generally a combination of individual, family, community and school factors, according to a 2010 report.

Student Engagement, School, Indigenous

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What can TIMSS tell us about the average Australian classroom?

29 November 2016

Sue Thomson explores what the results from an international assessment of mathematics and science reveal about the students in a typical Australian classroom.

Assessment, Numeracy, School, Indigenous

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Tracking university completions

26 October 2016

Indigenous students are among those most at risk of not completing university, research confirms.

Higher Education, Indigenous

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Little J and Big Cuz ready for school

04 October 2016

A ground-breaking new animated television series aims to support the school readiness of Indigenous children – and the readiness of schools for them.

Early Childhood, School, Indigenous

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Putting ‘place’ at the heart of Indigenous education

11 August 2016

‘Place’ is more than geography. It has multiple dimensions, applications and interpretations, including cultural, economic, social, political and educational. Place must be at the heart of Indigenous education policy. Tony Dreise explains.

Community Partnerships, School, Indigenous

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Stemming the flow: Reversing low STEM achievement

12 July 2016

Researchers are investigating ways to reverse the decline in student performance, especially to close the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students’ performance in STEM.

Numeracy, Quality & Standards, Student Engagement, School, Indigenous