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Future Leaders Shine at Graduation

L-R: Nerida Riley (Alice Springs NT), Michael Roberts (Adelaide SA) and Shirley Turner (Sandy Bore NT) At the recent Batchelor Institute graduation ceremony at the Desert People’s Centre Campus in Alice Springs we celebrated the 100th person to graduate from the Preparation for
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NT Prisoners’ Art Takes Flight in Alice Springs

Batchelor Institute visual art student sculptures at Tjulpu Thipe!   Batchelor Institute visual art students from within the Alice Springs Correctional Centre have been featured in standalone exhibition at the Araluen Arts Centre for the first time. Tjulpu Thipe! is a collection
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Leading Researchers Converge in Central Australia

Barbara Napanangka Martin from Yuendumu School speaking at Knowledge Intersections   Prominent researchers and academics gathered at the Desert Peoples Centre in Alice Springs to highlight and share the innovative and ground-breaking research coming out of central Australia. Batc
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Arts Students Centre Stage at Tjungu

Last month our visual arts students were featured at the Tjungu Festival‘s Indigenous fashion parade. Batchelor Institute presented a collection of dresses made using fabric produced during a workshop at Mutitjulu and designed and sewn during another workshop at Desert Peoples C
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NT Prison Education Program Going From Strength to Strength

Mr. Kevin Raby, Superintendent & General Manager speaking at the Darwin Correctional Precinct graduation   Prisoners from the Northern Territory’s Darwin and Alice Springs Correctional Centres are graduating at an increasing rate with real-world training qualifications. Batch
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NT Correctional Centre Graduates Up 141%

Student address at the Darwin Correctional Facility Graduation Ceremony 5th October 2016   The latest round of graduation ceremonies at correctional facilities in the Northern Territory has brought the total number of incarcerated students obtaining educational certificates this
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Art Students Centre Stage at Desert Mob Exhibition

Image provided by Araluen Arts Centre   Over the past 6 months, Batchelor Institute visual arts students from Warlukurlangu have been working hard on sculpture designs. The students are studying Certificate I in Visual Arts and their sculptures depict the dogs of Yuendumu. After
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Alice Springs Graduation

Drum Atweme leading in the academic procession   On Friday the 16th September Batchelor Institute celebrated the graduation of 149 students across a range of disciplines. Students from Alice Springs, Yuendumu, Hermannsburg and a range of communities across the Northern Territory
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Multimedia storytelling documents valuable cultural knowledge

Mer Angenty ‘The place called Angenty’. Painting by April Pengart Campbell. Photographed by Mike Gillam.   New and inventive forms of storytelling are combining traditional knowledge with modern technology. Batchelor Institute and Batchelor Press have been working to present a nu
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Batchelor Institute announces new partnership with Central AFL

A new and innovative partnership is set to improve educational outcomes for Indigenous Australians involved in Central Australian AFL. Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE), Australia’s only dedicated, dual-sector Indigenous tertiary education provider has
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