11 avril 2017

Indian Business Students Look to Canada

HomeBy Elizabeth Redden. Increasing numbers of Indian students are looking to study at Canadian business schools rather than in the U.S. and the U.K., The Financial Times reported. The article discusses the impact of the Trump presidency and Britain’s vote to leave the European Union on student choices and preferences. Read more...

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25 mars 2017

Invasion Day protests grow in 2017 (Advocate 24 01)

By Celeste Liddle. Invasion Day 2017 saw the largest protests and convergences seen in the country for decades. It reflected an unmistakable shift in public opinion when it comes to the recognition of Indigenous displacement and genocide and whether this should be a date our country celebrates. More...

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University actions on A&TSI issues: Symbolic vs actual (Advocate 24 01)

By Celeste Liddle. Over the New Year’s break, the University of Melbourne made an announcement of a new banner they had placed at their Parkville Campus Grattan Street entrance. Stating proudly on social media that the banner “acknowledges the significance of the traditional owners, the people of the Kulin nation”. It welcomes visitors, staff and students in Wurundjeri language: “Wominjeka”, and received many accolades from those who saw the post. More...

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14 mars 2017

Hair reveals Aboriginal presence across 50,000 years

By Geoff Maslen. DNA in hair samples collected from Aboriginal people across Australia in the early to mid-1900s has revealed that populations of the first people have been continuously present in the same regions for up to 50,000 years – soon after their arrival in Australia. More...

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08 mars 2017

Universities set targets to attract indigenous students

Australian universities are setting new targets in a bid to attract thousands more Indigenous students to campuses across the country, writes Bridget Brennan for ABC News. Read more...

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26 février 2017

Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme. Tertiary Tuition and beyond: Transitioning with strengths and promoting opportunities

By Ian Dobson. The Indigenous Tutorial Assistance Scheme-Tertiary Tuition (ITAS-TT) has provided Australian government funding for one-to-one and group tutorial study support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students attending Australian universities since 1989. It has been a central plank supporting Indigenous university students in their studies. More...

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18 février 2017

Stop focusing on ‘the problem’ in Indigenous education, and start looking at learning opportunities

The ConversationBy . Much attention in Australian Indigenous education is paid to the “achievement gap” and not nearly enough is paid to the “opportunity to learn gap” – this refers to the subject content students are exposed to in school. More...

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Back to school – understanding challenges faced by Indigenous children

The ConversationBy . Not only is the Indigenous population younger, but statistics are showing signs of improved Indigenous enrolment in early childhood education in the past decade. More...

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05 janvier 2017

Ottawa signs education deal with some Manitoba First Nations to improve outcomes

CTV.caBy . The federal government says a new agreement will give Manitoba First Nations more control over schools and lead to increased funding for programs to improve the education of students.
Nine First Nations are part of the agreement signed Friday by Carolyn Bennett, minister of indigenous and northern affairs. Read more...

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29 décembre 2016

Alaska Pacific Seeks to Become Tribal College

HomeBy Scott Jaschik. Alaska Pacific University has announced plans to become a tribally controlled college, Alaska Dispatch News reported. The plan is to become affiliated with the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium. Read more...

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