Content tagged with Education

Successful Indigenous student transition to secondary education

Transition from primary to secondary schooling is one of the major transitions of students’ lives. This transition can be especially difficult for...

Presentation - 10 Jul 2017

Governing by numbers: the construction and publicity of deficit metrics in Indigenous education

This paper interrogates the concept of 'deficit metrics' and its pervasive effect on Indigenous education. Indigenous education in Australia is...

Presentation - 7 Jul 2017

The Wentworth Lectures: Honouring fifty years of Australian Indigenous Studies

The Wentworth Lectures honour the contribution of Sir William (Bill) Wentworth to the creation of AIATSIS in 1964; now a world-renowned research,...

Publication or resource - 2 Nov 2015

The trial and terrors of the Indigenous Advancement Scheme

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander delegates are invited to join Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social Justice Commissioner Mick Gooda for...

Presentation - 20 Aug 2015

Old is the new

The Mabo High Court decision created the opportunity for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders to return to the essence of who we are; to...

Presentation - 18 Aug 2015

The Referendum Australia Had to Have

As we discuss recognition of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the Australian Constitution, learn about what compelled the nation to...

Explore article - 4 Jun 2015

AIATSIS: An incubator for Indigenous researchers?

AIATSIS – An incubator for Indigenous Researchers? Lessons from the Indigenous Visiting Research Fellowship and AIATSIS Grants Program is a...

Publication or resource - 18 Feb 2015

Australian Aboriginal Studies: Issue 2, 2006

Abstracts for Issue 2, 2006 Australian federalism and Aboriginal health Ian Anderson and John Douglass Whyte In this paper we explore the...

Publication or resource - 16 Feb 2015

Australian Aboriginal Studies: Issue 1, 2013

Abstracts for Issue 1, 2013 We don’t leave our identities at the city limits: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in urban...

Publication or resource - 15 Feb 2015

Australian Aboriginal Studies: Issue 2, 2013

Abstracts for Issue 2, 2013 Indigenous higher education: overcoming barriers to participation in research higher degree programs Toni Schofield,...

Publication or resource - 15 Feb 2015

Gaps in Australia's Indigenous language policy: dismantling bilingual education in the Northern Territory

Young children learn best when taught through their mother tongue. This commonsense principle has been supported by decades of research on bilingual...

Publication or resource - 4 Feb 2015

Disciplining the Savages: Savaging the disciplines

Summary Disciplining the savages: Savaging the disciplines provides alternative reading for those struggling with the contradictory and ambiguous...

Publication or resource - 28 Jan 2015

Read 4 Tomorrow

Overview The Read 4 Tomorrow project builds capacity within a Koori community (Erambie Mission, Cowra, NSW) and assesses community...

Research project - 15 Dec 2014

Disciplining the Savages: Savaging the disciplines

Summary Disciplining the savages: Savaging the disciplines provides alternative reading for those struggling with the contradictory and ambiguous...

Publication or resource - 3 Dec 2014

Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education Collaborative Research Network

The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) is one of four main partners in a Collaborative Research Network...

Research project - 2 Dec 2014