Organising for interventionJune 14, 2018
The narrative around teaching Aboriginal children with a disability has to change if outcomes such as those highlighted by the Close the Gap report are to improve, a workshop at Aboriginal Members Conference was told.
Teachers invited to have their say on Aboriginal education policyMay 30, 2018
A peak Aboriginal congress is seeking consultation with the education sector to prepare a policy document to present to education ministers at their next Council of Australian Governments meeting.
Don’t Keep History a MysteryMay 28, 2018
Celebrating National Reconciliation Week (NRW) in your school or workplace is a great way to be engaged and learn more about history of the First Peoples of Australia and their achievements.
Aboriginal Conference explores funding and the futureMay 25, 2018
“Values, visions and voices” was the theme and all these aspects were shared by Federation’s Aboriginal members at their 22nd conference on Saturday 19 May.
Documentary covers Federation’s contribution to Aboriginal educationMay 21, 2018
It was an idea hatched at an Aboriginal Friday Night Forum in 2015, a documentary tracing the stories of members who set the way for today’s Aboriginal teachers and the contribution of Federation’s long campaign to uphold the rights of our First Peoples and advance the cause of Aboriginal education.
Your say: Let's not forget our shared historyApril 04, 2018
Bruce Pascoe's remarkable 2014 account of how Aboriginal Australia, upon first contact, had a sedentary agricultural economy, even in what is now referred to as the “dead centre” of the country, is a lesson in how non-Aboriginal Australians have forgotten our shared history.
Students eagerly await learning time in cultural centreMarch 22, 2018
Briar Road Public School’s Cultural Centre has been a labour of love for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal staff that is paying off for students at the south Campbelltown school.
Policy gap wideningMarch 02, 2018
This year is the 10th since millions of Australians mourned, wept, celebrated and embraced loved ones on the day then-prime minister Kevin Rudd delivered the National Apology to the First Peoples and to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children forcibly removed from their family and community.