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Tertiary Success in Action – PTS and Beyond

2017 PTS students Preparation for Tertiary Success (PTS) is a university preparation course for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. It is designed to help people develop the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to succeed at university. To find out how PTS is achieving th
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Sam’s novel win

Congratulations to Sam Carmody for winning this year’s Readings Prize for New Australian Fiction for his first novel, The Windy Season. The prize is open to to first and second novels. The prize is run by the Melbourne bookshops and Sam receives $3000. Guest judge Christos Tsiol
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Record Timor-Leste Graduates in NT Education Program

SenaiNT graduates at the July 2017 ceremony (Image: Chelsea Heaney)   Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education, in partnership with the Northern Territory Department of Education, is expanding its cross-cultural education overseas, helping to develop vital English lan
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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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Higher Degree Masterclass comes to Batchelor

  The Office of Elder Academic and Cultural Leadership (OEACL) offers seminars that merge academic disciplines with cultural engagement to reflect and capture the essence of the Batchelor Institute experience and ideology. As a part of this year’s seminar series, OEACL rece
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Bringing Digital Literacy to Arlparra with inDigiMOB

A program that was designed to develop and implement affordable and equitable access to digital technology and communications in remote Northern Territory communities has recently celebrated the wrap up of its successful pilot year. inDigiMOB is an innovative initiative, run in partne
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Happy International Mother Language Day!

Batchelor Institute and the Centre for Australian Languages and Linguistics (CALL) joined with people around the world to celebrate International Mother Language Day on 21 February 2017. International Mother Language Day has been observed every year since February 2000 to promote ling
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Building Skills in Barunga

Students in the remote Indigenous community of Barunga are getting a hands-on education in machinery operating. The 10-week course, being delivered by Batchelor Institute lecturer Alvin Tan, trains students on the use of an excavator, skid steer loader, wheeled front end loader, backh
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Research Helping Educators Work in Remote Indigenous Communities

  A booklet developed by Batchelor Institute research student Rebekah Farmer and adjunct Lyn Fasoli, titled You’re in New Country, has recently been reviewed by the Evaluation Journal of Australia. This esteemed journal publishes articles of professional merit and provides the op
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Batchelor Institute a Finalist for Australian Training Awards

Batchelor Institute staff Paul Tolley, Kim Davis, Isabel Osuna-Gatty, Gary Haslett, Deputy CEO Dorothy Morrison, CEO Robert Somerville AM and NT Treasurer Nicole Manison MLA after winning the NT Training Provider of the Year   Batchelor Institute for Indigenous Tertiary Education
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