Aboriginal Australians education
Supporting the advancement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in and through university is the objective of this Universities Australia strategy document.
Social sciences are the fields of research on, and knowledge about, society. They are deeply connected and embedded in our social systems and structures. This publication provides a compact guide to the trends, challenges and opportunities impacting Australian social science, to facilitate system-wide planning for...
Framework to inform the development of a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander early childhood strategy
Across Australia, families and communities successfully support and nurture their young children. However, wide gaps in early development, health and early learning outcomes persist. This document sets the foundation and will inform the development of a national Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Early Childhood Strategy.
This analysis documents the challenges faced on the ground by educators in Western Australia’s Kimberley Region, as well as the lessons being learned by a current initiative providing intensive training and professional development across 24 schools.
This survey report highlights the ongoing effects of the pandemic on the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families, identifying several domains that have been significantly impacted.
This report measures the wellbeing of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It provides comprehensive data across a range of outcome areas, along with supporting material on the strengths of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and the structural and systemic barriers that need to...
This report examines the educational outcomes of Indigenous young people from a remote community in the Northern Territory over 10 years.
SNAICC Submission to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Employment, Education and Training
This submission inquires into the education of students in remote and complex environments, focusing on the needs and circumstances of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and families.
Understanding completion rates of Indigenous higher education students from two regional universities: a cohort analysis
This analysis provides the depth of understanding required for targeted Indigenous higher education policy and practice appropriate to students from regional and remote places.
This paper considers what is required to improve educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who are experiencing vulnerability.
OCHRE commits the NSW government to ‘work with Aboriginal communities, policy practitioners and service providers to advance the dialogue in NSW about trauma and healing and to begin developing responses informed by evidence of good practice’. This special report to the NSW Parliament comprehensively details...
A systematic review of recent research on the importance of cultural programs in schools, school and community engagement and school leadership in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education
This report provides a targeted review of a small subset of systematic reviews into ten critical areas of Indigenous education across Australia.
"Language breathes life"- Barngarla community perspectives on the wellbeing impacts of reclaiming a dormant Australian Aboriginal language
Little research has sought to identify the potential psychological benefits that may derive from language reclamation. The main purpose of the Barngarla Language and Wellbeing Study is to assess the effectiveness of language revival in improving the mental health and social and emotional wellbeing of...
Beyond enrolments: a systematic review exploring the factors affecting the retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health students in the tertiary education system
The aim of this systematic literature review was two-fold: to identify the factors affecting the retention of Indigenous students across all tertiary health disciplines, and to identify strategies that support Indigenous students to remain with, and successfully complete, their studies.
This narrative literature review focuses on the theme of culturally responsive pedagogy, with an emphasis on the Australian context.
This report presents analyses of selected outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children who live in households with members of the Stolen Generations. It shows these children are more likely, than comparable other Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, to experience a range of...
Ready for work: stories of innovative vocational education and training for regional and remote Indigenous students at Charles Darwin University
This report provides a series of case studies of Vocational Education and Training (VET) programs at Charles Darwin University (CDU) that are recognised for delivering positive outcomes for regional and remote Indigenous students in the Northern Territory (NT).
This evaluation considers the effectiveness of a wellbeing program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in Inala, Queensland. The evaluation focuses on the importance of partnerships, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander organisations and communities as well as schools and families.
This report builds on previous reviews and reports into boarding for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students with the aim of improving the understanding of the benefits and impacts of the existing investment in boarding provision.
The purpose of this report is to outline key initiatives by universities to improve Indigenous higher education participation and success and deepen relationships and knowledge in institutions. The report draws on 2017 sector-wide statistics and qualitative information provided by universities in survey responses.
This audit was undertaken to provide assurance that the Closing the Gap framework is appropriately governed, and that monitoring and reporting arrangements are being managed effectively and draw on accurate and appropriate data.
This report outlines how the Victorian Government is tracking against its commitment to improving outcomes for Aboriginal Victorians, as measured against the Victorian Aboriginal Affairs Framework.
This is the final report against the framework established in 2008, and marks a transition to the next phase of Closing the Gap.