Close the gap
Steadfast support for closing the gapSeptember 01, 2020
In Australia, one person is born every one minute and 44 seconds — and based on current trends, two-thirds of those will attend public schools.
Investment needed to avoid Closing the Gap failuresAugust 09, 2020
Education is at the centre of three of the 16 new targets for the National Agreement for Closing the Gap, announced by the Morrison Government.
Union vows to escalate push for conditions to improve Aboriginal students’ outcomesJuly 10, 2019
Federation has committed to intensifying its efforts to the close the gap in Aboriginal education outcomes, with a set of comprehensive policy objectives endorsed by a decision of Federation’s Annual Conference yesterday.
No nearer to closing the gapApril 08, 2019
The defeat of the Morrison Government and a successful Fair Funding Now! campaign at the upcoming federal election will be critical to narrowing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples across many, if not all, of the targets of the Closing the Gap strategy.
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.
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