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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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CALL language lessons at Parrtjima

Batchelor Institute’s Centre for Australian Languages and Linguistics (CALL) put on two language lessons as part of the extensive 9-day Parrtjima (Festival of Lights) program for the International Year of Indigenous Languages. The first lesson was delivered by Christobel Swan, her dau
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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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Students show off art design

Click on the photo above to view gallery photos   by Kieran Finnane The bounty of the bush – closely observed, its creatures, plant forms, patterns, colours distilled by artists who call it home – is the wellspring for the contemporary desert design of Batchelor Institute visual
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Rising Indigenous workforce in Australia’s heartland ‘Alice Springs’

Click on the photo above to view gallery photos The graduation ceremony is a testimony to the rising Indigenous workforce in Australia’s heartland ‘Alice Springs’ as 176 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from many communities from the Northern Territory, Queensland, South
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Central Graduation 2013

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from around 50 communities from the Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia will gather to receive their formal qualifications at the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education graduation ceremony t
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Science Week Open Day, Alice Springs

Over 300 families and representatives from organisations in Alice Springs and surrounding communities joined the knowledge building interactive activities at the Desert Knowledge Precinct (DKP) at the South Stuart Highway, opposite Yirara College, Alice Springs, Northern Territory for
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Students have ‘write stuff’ for film

Indigenous students from around the country met at the Desert Peoples Centre (DPC) in Alice Springs last week for a workshop on Writing for Film, a unit in the Diploma in Creative Indigenous Writing offered through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE).
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Controlling weeds with literacy

Indigenous workforce participants experienced the opportunity to improve their literacy and numeracy outcomes in Conservation and Land Management (CLM) studies at a ‘Weed Control and Apply Chemicals’ workshop provided by Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education
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Joyce’s journey opens career pathways

Joyce Wallis from Cairns is an Indigenous student studying for a Bachelor of Health Science at the Desert Peoples Centre (DPC) campus, Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education, Alice Springs. She is a recipient of a Puggy Hunter Memorial Scholarship and continues to inspir
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