Category: Post-Boarding

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Boarding and Australia’s First Peoples – IEBA webinar

In this webinar Marnie discusses her book, Boarding and Australia’s First Peoples, which encourages new and collaborative approaches to Indigenous education programs.

Built around the first-hand narratives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander alumni from across Australia scholarly analysis is layered with personal accounts and reflections.

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Isadora’s Journey

The purpose of this report is to identify and share best practice success factors and strategies that have been shown to support Indigenous students to successfully complete their secondary education and make the transition into further study or employment.

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Listening to First Nations young people REPORT

A report on two consultations: one with a group of current Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander boarding students from AFL Cape York House; secondly with young adult woman who had been to boarding schools. Key themes around Before, During and After boarding and qualities of good teachers. Includes infographics

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Listening to First Nations Young People #3 AFTER

One-page storyboard (jpg file) of colour images and text with advice for schools to support a remote Indigenous student’s experience of boarding.
Includes advice such as being open to authentic feedback from students, staying connected to ensure new students are supported and being a member of an advisory group to ensure the school is right for Indigenous students.

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