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Charlene Smith

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Better system, better chances

Effective prevention and early intervention is possibly the most promising strategy for changing the trajectories of children. There is clear evidence that children’s life chances are influenced by their families and communities and that they are able to be changed for the better. Improving the...
Policy report

The capable country: cultivating capabilities in Australian education

Capabilities are the things that allow us to apply knowledge and skills - they are vital for lifelong wellbeing and job success. Governments must deliver systems that support all early learning centres, schools, vocational institutions and universities to strengthen capabilities in every Australian learner.
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Good beginnings: getting it right in the early years

This publication is a compendium of three papers commissioned as part of the Stewardship Dialogues for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health, a project of the Lowitja Institute. The first two were written to inform the discussion during the Stewardship Dialogues and the third was...