Closing the Gap

Taken for a ride? How the education vehicle breaks down for First Nations people

By John Guenther

The ‘education is the key’ mantra is often used as a metaphor in remote First Nations communities to

Effective teaching methods that work for Indigenous students: latest research

By Cathie Burgess

What does effective teaching of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students look like? Thousands of research studies have been dedicated to finding answers to this question. But much of what we think we know, or hear, about Indigenous education remains mired in myths and legends. Governments have been surprisingly frank about the failure of their

Why and how to use different teaching methods with Indigenous students

By Helen Boon

For decades there has been an overrepresentation of Indigenous students across Australia in disciplinary school records. Suspensions, exclusions