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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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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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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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New book illustrates the homecoming of stolen generation children

A beautiful new illustrated poem about the homecoming of stolen generation children was launched on Thursday December 15th by Batchelor Press. The Red Dress Woman was written by Goori woman Gloria Daylight Corliss and illustrated by Western Australian Indigenous artist Patsy Mudgedell
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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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Batchelor Institute at Barunga Festival

Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education was at the Barunga Festival over the long weekend as a part of a platinum sponsorship agreement. Batchelor Institute is proud to have partnered with the Barunga Festival, an event that emphasises cultural exchange and collaboration
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Batchelor Institute Celebrates Record Number of Graduates

The Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education will celebrate a record number of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander graduates this year at its ceremony on June 2nd. The ceremony at the Batchelor campus will celebrate the achievements of 360 graduates across 34 qualificati
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Jeffrey James – PTS Graduate and Bachelor of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Advocacy student

“I wanted to get my skills up to go to uni as I didn’t finish Year 12.  I didn’t know what an essay was.  Starting PTS I was scared.  It was the first time I had travelled by myself and it was my first time out of Queensland.” “The thing I like about PTS is that you are not treated li
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Ceah David – PTS Graduate and Bachelor of Nursing student

“A flyer about the ACIKE course came through my work.  I liked the sound of the ACIKE nursing course so I applied straight away.  The Academic Advisors told me that I would need to do the PTS course first.  I think that was the best thing for me because of what PTS gave me.” “PTS help
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