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Guenther, John; Bat, Melodie – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2013
The education system, as it relates to very remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Australia, faces challenges. While considerable resources have been applied to very remote schools, results in terms of enrollments, attendance and learning outcomes have changed little, despite the effort applied. The Cooperative Research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pacific Islanders, Attendance, Outcomes of Education
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Vass, Greg – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2012
It is the aim of this article to provoke debate and encourage greater scrutiny regarding the use and meaning of the expression "Indigenous education" within the discursive practices, research and policy in Australian education. Drawing on Hall's (2007) development of ideas from Foucault that give rise to "Indigenous education"…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Language Usage
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Taylor, Andrew; Dunn, Bruce – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2010
The vexed and ongoing issue of poor educational outcomes for Indigenous students in the Northern Territory continues despite years of successive programs and policies. Much of the debate has been on funding and pedagogy, in particular the merits or otherwise of bi-lingual teaching. Largely omitted from discussions, although well known by teachers…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Educational Objectives, Outcomes of Education, Student Mobility