The department is working with service providers to ensure young children have access to good care and education services. This means that when children go to school they will have a better chance of success.
Early childhood development
Career opportunities for Indigenous youth showcased at Canberra APS Expo
Education Work Exposure in Government (WEX)
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
The Work Exposure in Government (WEX) programme brings year 11 and 12 Indigenous students from around Australia to Canberra for 5 days. It is a series of activities and events designed to showcase career options available in the Australian Public Service.
National Science Week 2018 - support for Indigenous girls studying STEM subjects
Thursday, 16 August 2018
Photo: Kirsten Banks Indigenous Australian astrophysics student, Justin Banks (Grigori Films) National Science Week (11-19 August) focuses our minds on Australia’s future and its capacity for innovation.
Away from Base (AFB) Futures Discussion Paper
9th October 2018
This discussion paper seeks to engage with those that use and administer AFB support, with the aim of considering the two program model currently in place. It is designed to seek feedback on activities currently funded through AFB programs.
Understanding family perspectives of school attendance in remote communities: evaluation of the Remote School Attendance Strategy
3rd May 2018
The broad goals of this report are to gain a better understanding of parents’ and carers’ behavioural motivation in relation to education, and to what extent attitudes and beliefs impact on school attendance in remote Indigenous Communities.
Study Away Review
22nd December 2017
The Study Away Review examines the issues facing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander secondary students who study away from home – in the 2015 calendar year there were more than 5,700 such students. The level of investment in Indigenous education is at record levels.
Stronger Communities for Children Evaluation Report
21st December 2017
This evaluation examines the progress of the Stronger Communities for Children (SCfC) program and tests the underlying assumptions about design and delivery of SCfC by comparing expectations set out in program theories with evidence and observations about progress to date.
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