Troy Hayter and Donna Shillingford discuss the Catholic Education WA Transition Service Unit, which supports community schools and boarding schools across WA. The Unit supports students and families from remote communities transitioning into boarding, as well as assisting with post-school pathways.
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.
Online newspaper article based on The Australian Indigenous Education Foundation (AIEF) annual report which revealed that 20 per cent of its Year 12 graduates either got a job in their home community or used it as a base to continue their studies.
Theses meeting notes are a summary of self-reported practices by the participating schools, residences and organisations that support boarding students in three stages of their boarding journey – Pre-boarding, In Boarding and Post Boarding.
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
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.