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Willowra upskilling

(l-r) Janie Williams (Willowra Early Learning Centre staff member), Dembra Conlon (Willowra Early Learning Centre Coordinator), Lynne Smith (Lecturer, Early Childhood), Barbara Williams (Willowra Early Learning Centre staff member) Janie Williams receiving Certificate at 2018 DPC Camp
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Knowledge Intersections Symposium 2019

This year’s Knowledge Intersections Symposium is being hosted by Desert Knowledge Research Institute and Batchelor Institute at the Desert Knowledge Precinct with support from Charles Darwin University. The Symposium will start with a networking function on the Tuesday evening and we
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DPC library featured in National magazine

Batchelor Institute Desert Peoples Centre Campus Library staff (from left to right: Amanda Bethel-Donaldson, Library Officer; Melissa Raymond, Manager and Lynn Day, Library Assistant). The March/April edition of Incite, the national library journal, published by ALIA (Australian Libra
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Callum’s Journey

Despite leaving high school after Year 8, Callum Robinson has since completed two Certificate III qualifications, a tertiary enabling program and a Bachelor of Nursing degree. Callum was born on Yuggera country and grew up on Goreng Goreng country in Queensland. He is also a descendan
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Parrtjima Light Festival

(from left) Rhoda Roberts-Curator, Dale Wakefield-Minister, Lauren Moss-Minister, Pat Dodson-Artist, Damien Ryan-Mayor Photo credit: Red Hot Arts Parrtjima is the only authentic Aboriginal light festival of its kind. The annual festival is held over ten nights in Alice Springs and fea
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Screen & Media Success in Alice Springs

(from left) Jennifer Connelly, Cynthia Bourke, Roma Butler (right) Lorena Walker In the first semester of this year, the (CUA31015) Certificate III in Screen and Media was delivered in Alice Springs at the Desert Peoples Centre (DPC) Campus. It was the first time in many years the cou
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ABC donates library to Indigenous students

Batchelor Institute students Tiarne de Beer and Allen Minniecon, with books donated by the ABC in Alice Springs. Photo: Angela Harrison The ABC has donated more than 10,000 reference books to Indigenous Australian students in the Northern Territory, to strengthen their education and e
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CLC Ranger success

Photo courtesy of Central land Council The Indigenous Ranger program at the Central Land Council (CLC) is going from strength to strength with the help of the Batchelor Institute. The CLC’s ranger program employs and trains people in remote communities where real jobs are scarce. Fund
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We Always Stay

Seven Aboriginal teachers from remote central Australian communities have documented their education journeys in We Always Stay, which was launched by CLC director David Ross, an early champion of the WETT, on the 22nd March at the Central Land Council. The teachers, all women, have a
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New students develop skills, knowledge and confidence at Batchelor Institute

Batchelor Institute, Alice Springs, warmly welcomes all the students undertaking courses here on the Desert Knowledge Precinct in 2018. Among the courses on campus last week were Screen and Media which included students from a number of the Indigenous Media organisations in Alice Spri
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