How to talk to Aboriginal students

Tonkinson, Myrna
October 2009
Eureka Street;10/23/2009, Vol. 19 Issue 20, p39
The article reports on the moves to improve the literacy of indigenous students in Australia. To address the issue, Noel Pearson's Family Responsibilities Commission (FRC) improved educational participation and outcomes in four communities in Cape York. Moreover, aboriginal educator Dr. Chris Sarra hosted the Stronger Smarter Summit, where Education Minister Julia Gillard discussed the significance of English as a Second Language (ESL) teaching skills.


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