First Peoples students
Strong strides together: meeting the educational goals for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students
Schools play a central role in the day-to-day educational experiences of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students. The commitment of teachers and school leaders to sustained positive change is a critical factor in ensuring Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students have access to high-quality learning...
The primary aim of this study was to evaluate the relevance and effectiveness of a pilot SEL program that had been designed for use in the Aboriginal boarding context.
Rewarding commitment to attend school: a field study with Indigenous Australian high school students
This paper assesses the effectiveness of the FOGS Promise Program with a field study involving Indigenous students from six Queensland high schools, divided into two groups.
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.
The Speak Out Against Racism (SOAR) project is a collaborative school-based study on racism, racial discrimination and bystander responses to racism among Australian schools.
This report aims to address the trajectories of post-graduation outcomes of students from different equity groups, and to offer new policy insights for Australia.
This narrative literature review focuses on the theme of culturally responsive pedagogy, with an emphasis on the Australian context.
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 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 best chance for all: student equity 2030 — a long-term strategic vision for student equity in higher education
A nationwide initiative by the NCSEHE, led by Dr Nadine Zacharias and Mr Matt Brett, has informed fundamental principles for shaping an equitable higher education system moving into the next decade.
This papers uses data from the Census of Population and Housing to examine trends between 2006 and 2016 in two aspects of Indigenous education: school participation and Year 12 attainment.
This discussion paper seeks to engage with those that use and administer Away from Base (AFB) support, with the aim of considering the two program model currently in place. It is designed to seek feedback on activities currently funded through AFB programs.
Why do some regions perform better with disadvantaged learners than others? Identified through the analysis of a number of data sources, this research explores the strategies and practices in place at TAFE and other private and community education providers.
This report uses evidence from the Indigenous Futures Collaboration to examine the extent to which online delivery can help overcome barriers to education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in regional and remote areas. The report looks at two different cohorts of students...
Opportunity through online learning: improving student access, participation and success in higher education
This report outlines research from Australia and the UK informing ten 'National Guidelines to Improve Student Outcomes in Online Education'.
This strategic plan enacts the University of Tasmania’s commitment to revitalise and embed its relationship with Aboriginal people, communities, culture and knowledge.
Informing policy and practice: 2014 student equity in higher education research grants program projects
Informing Policy and Practice: 2014 Student Equity in Higher Education Grants Program Projects reports on the twelve research projects the NCSEHE funded under its 2014 grants program.
This brief paper outlines the key areas for action to improve the outcomes for Indigenous students and their communities.