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Culture Celebrated at NT Graduation

The Djilpin Arts dancers at the Batchelor Graduation Ceremony 2017   The achievements of students from the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education were celebrated at the year’s largest graduation ceremony on June 15th 2017. 313 individual graduates had 350 awar
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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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Creative Writing Students Going ‘Beneath The Surface’

L-R: Lance Verburg, Batchelor Institute lecturer Samuel Carmody, Courtney Collins and Vincent Forrester at the Darwin Sailing Club. Last month, Batchelor Institute creative writing students Vincent Forrester and Lance Verburg attended a two-day workshop in Darwin with internationally
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Indigenous Students on Pathway To Success

  Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students took their first steps towards tertiary education with the commencement of the Preparation for Tertiary Success (PTS) program at the Desert Peoples Centre. The 2017 intake for Alice Springs includes seventeen Indigenous students fr
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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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Next Wave of Indigenous Scholars & Academic Leaders Meet in Alice Springs

Left to right Batchelor Institute academics Dr Stephen Hagan (Kullilli), Dr Sue Stanton (Kungarakan) with invited guest speakers Dr Christine Fejo-King (Larrakia) and Professor Barry Judd (Pitjanjatjara)   Despite historically being underrepresented in higher education, Aborigina
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Welcome Dr Jillian Marsh

  Dr Jillian Marsh has joined Batchelor Institute as the Graduate School Director. Dr Marsh is an Aboriginal woman of Adnyamathanha descent and member of the Yura community of the Northern Flinders Ranges in South Australia. She brings with her a wealth of knowledge across severa
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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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Research Sheds New Light On Indigenous Employment in Remote Australia

Dr Eva McRae-Williams discussing the Pathways To Employment Research Project   A recently completed research project from Batchelor Institute’s Higher Education and Research Division has cast new light on employment pathways and barriers for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander
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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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