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Sarra, Grace – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2008
Cherbourg State School is some 300 kilometres northwest of Brisbane. It is situated in an Aboriginal community at Cherbourg with approximately 250 students, all of whom are Indigenous Australian children. Cherbourg State School aims to generate good academic outcomes for its students from kindergarten to Year 7 and nurture a strong and positive…
Descriptors: State Schools, Indigenous Populations, Cultural Context, Change Strategies
Appleyard, Susan – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2002
A case study of Aboriginal education in Geraldton, Western Australia, looked at the cycle of low educational attainment, unemployment, and poverty; national and state programs to support Aboriginal students and parent involvement; and community attitudes toward existing programs and proposed improvement strategies. A 1-year plan is detailed for…
Descriptors: Aboriginal Australians, Case Studies, Community Attitudes, Community Involvement