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Governor-General Shines a Light on Batchelor Institute’s Community of Learning and Teaching

On 19 August, the Governor-General, Her Excellency the Honourable Quentin Bryce AC CVO visited the Batchelor  campus. Batchelor Institute Director, Mr Adrian Mitchell, said “the visit was a unique opportunity to showcase the work of the Institute as Australia’s leading Indigenous educ
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Inspiring future students

Bernadine Hooker, Batchelor Institute graduate in Education Support 2013, has put a photo of herself receiving her award on the wall of the Grade 3 & 4 classroom she works in. After explaining to the students the significance of the event she told them it doesn’t matter how old yo
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Antarrengeny Awely: Alyawarr Women’s Songs from Antarrengeny

A launch to celebrate Antarrengeny Awely: Alyawarr Women’s Songs from Antarrengeny will be held at Arnkawenyerr (Rocket Range homeland) on Wednesday 28th August 2013 at 11am. This day is also the celebration of the 10 year anniversary of the Arlparra Learning Centre, at Arlparra, Utop
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Music builds literacy and life skills for Batchelor students

King Marong (left) with students and members of Tangentyere Employment Services during his visit to the Music Course last month. From left, King Marong, Gemma Kelly, Jessica Coombe, Sarah Palmer, Celeste Nandy, Fiona Dixon and Nick Cowham Hudson Kanari (right) a young talented Indigen
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Preparing for work on Melville Island

The Indigenous workforce of Melville Island now have the opportunity to prepare for their various workplaces under the supervision of Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education trainers. The Certificate I in Workplace Preparation (Community Services) will be the qualificatio
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Building a future at Gunbalanya

(left) Graduates with guest speaker Ernie Dingo (right) Hands on training with lecturer Sam Halliday
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Batchelor Campus Graduation 2013

The Council of Batchelor Institute honoured skilled Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from 90 communities across the Northern Territory and interstate with 277 awards at the graduation ceremony held at Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education, Batchelor campus
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PTS students stepping up and speaking out

PTS Presenters at the National Native Title Conference, from left: Andrew Clements, Amelia Kuonth-Monks, Vyyleah Waia-Gibia (standing) and Kathryn Cochrane Australia’s largest Indigenous policy gathering, the annual National Native Title Conference, was held in Alice Springs last week
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Palmerston Senior College Graduation

Palmerston Senior College Graduation – 5th June 2013 16 senior secondary students and one staff member from Palmerston Senior College graduated with Conservation and Land Management Certificates on Wednesday 5 June. The courses are delivered as part of the VET in Schools (VETiS) progr
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PM supports PTS

From left: Karen Gurruwiwi, The Honourable Julia Gillard MP, Prime Minister of Australia, Jessica Smith and Ayden Allan Prime Minister Julia Gillard officially opened the $30 million Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE) on Friday 26 April at Charles Darwin
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