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NZ will reap its education failures

Maori and migrant communities will soon form New Zealand’s majority – but the system is failing them. Two strands of discussion have come together this week in New Zealand, in much the same way as they did in Australia a ...

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Systemic racism blemishes sector says Larkin

White centrism means Australia’s tertiary education system is failing to capitalise on the work of indigenous staff and is missing out on much of what they have to offer, Professor Steve Larkin told a conference in Sydney. Larkin, pro vice-chancellor ...

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Opening the indigenous learning track

The “fragile” success story of one Aboriginal woman has inspired new research at Flinders University. Until recently, the story of Rachael Willika’s life was unremarkable. A Jawoyn Aboriginal woman from the remote township of Manyallaluk in the Northern Territory, Willika ...

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Racism continues on campuses

Despite unambiguous university policies to the contrary, indigenous academic and professional staff continue to experience direct discrimination and racist attitudes. In fact, more than 70 per cent do. That’s the main finding from a recent survey by the National Tertiary Education ...

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NT backs multilingual approach

The coverage of the NT languages policy in  Education Review  and Campus Review deserves a response in the interests of balance and accuracy. The draft policy and associated guidelines, “Literacy Framework for Students with English as an additional language” can be easily ...

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Aboriginal undergrads go online

A group of up to 15 Aboriginal education officers working in regional NSW schools will be the first to enrol in a new Bachelor of Education degree that allows students to remain living in their communities while working towards becoming ...

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