Government and sector work to provide secondary education access

Boarding Australia is contributing to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Secondary Boarding Reference Group to address challenges faced by students and their families in accessing secondary education. The 2017 Study Away Review revealed numerous barriers faced by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students studying away from home, including: inadequate communication with students and their families […]

Boarding provisions a growing gap for Indigenous students

Independent Schools Council of Australia urges Government to change funding levels and administration requirements of ABSTUDY if there is any hope in closing the gap for remote students.   No one should underestimate the challenges associated with providing appropriate educational opportunities for Indigenous students, especially those that come from remote communities. They represent some of the most […]