Catch up on all our news in this months edition of Boarding Buzz.
Is this election ignoring the education needs of vulnerable regional and remote Indigenous boarding students? INDIGENOUS VOICES AND APPROPRIATE FUNDING ARE THE KEY TO EDUCATIONAL SUCCESS For many young Indigenous people from the bush there are few education options other than to leave their family and country to become boarding students in unfamiliar cities, large […]
Exceptional Cultural Connection by a Boarding School or Residence Sponsored by Aboriginal Hostels Limited Guildford Grammar School, WA Guildford Grammar School has developed a high expectations program to achieve personal excellence for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students amongst a range of school-wide cultural programs. Since 2004, an Aboriginal Coordinator has been employed to increase […]
Exceptional Contribution to Indigenous Student Boarding Sponsored by Indigenous Education and Boarding Australia Dual winners Lisa Fieldhouse, Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia (AISWA) – Future Footprints, WA. Lisa’s focus is on self-respect, respect for others and respect for value systems, but the most important for Lisa is relationships; relationships with students, family, community […]
On a warm spring evening, on an open terrace, Indigenous Education and Boarding Australia came into being through the cleansing smoke of local Aboriginal performers from Nunukul Yuggera Aboriginal Dance Group. In opening the 2019 National Indigenous Education and Boarding Symposium, at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre, Chairperson, Anthony Bennett, spoke about the decision Boarding […]
Exceptional Contribution to the Community by an Indigenous Boarding Student Sponsored by Student Concierge Services Isaiah, St Joseph’s College, Hunters Hill, NSW Isaiah has consistently contributed to the St Joseph’s College community and is highly regarded by his peers and his teachers. His leadership potential was recognised in his second year at the College when […]
Excellence in Indigenous Boarding Leadership Sponsored by Boarding Training Australia Neil Morison, Dawurr Boarding, Nhulunbuy High School, Northern Territory Neil Morison is the Head of Dawurr Boarding, situated in North East Arnhem Land that caters for Aboriginal students in the region. Neil set-up Dawurr in 2016 with 10 weeks to oversee the completion of the […]
Excellence in the Provision of Indigenous Student Health and Wellbeing Sponsored by Cater Care Cape York Girl Academy, QLD The Cape York Girl Academy is Australia’s first boarding school designed for young mothers and their babies and for girls disengaged from school. Mothers and their babies live together and learn together, supported by caring staff […]