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Building empowering partnerships between schools and communities

21 March 2017

Gina Milgate explores the importance of relationships and leadership in developing empowering partnerships between schools and communities that help build capacity and cultural capital.

Community Partnerships, School, Indigenous

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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

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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

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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