January 7, 2015
A long history of confrontations and bad behaviour within the Northern Territory's Education Department culminated recently in a very strange public apology.
July 11, 2014 5
The Australian is tearing down a straw-man in its stories on Aboriginal education this week. Time for a Rundle reality check.
April 10, 2014
How do we get more Aboriginal adults into the workforce? Old thinking needs to be thrown out -- Tony Abbott needs a radical new agenda, writes indigenous academic Jon Altman from the Australian National University.
January 24, 2014 4
Crikey readers talk the dangers of weed, micro solutions for Aboriginal poverty and why we don't need to worry about Indonesia.
February 17, 2012 8
Aaron Stuart is from the Ngarabunna tribe. He spends his days saving -- and sometimes failing to save -- the lives of suicidal people. Aboriginal identity is his best defence, writes Kate Horowitz.
January 18, 2011 4
Bob Gosford takes a closer look at the crisis at the heart of the administration of remote education in the Northern Territory, examining attendance levels in Lajamanu, Alice Springs, which is about as remote as you can get in the NT.
November 4, 2010
Both state and federal governments are launching all kinds of madcap schemes to lure kids back to school in the NT. Hopefully this will lead to the beginning of the end for its "magic realist" education policy, writes Piers Kelly.
February 24, 2009 4
There is too much ongoing misinformation from whitefellas like Bob Gosford who can just walk away from the plight that faces our people, writes Marion Scrymgour.
February 5, 2009 2
I believe our bilingual program has been working well because all our children who go to school in Yuendumu speak our Warlpiri language very well and we have strong Warlpiri families, writes Cecily Napanangka Granites.
November 26, 2008 1
Monday’s academic ceremony was a triumph for the Wadeye community and for Batchelor Institute, writes Graham Ring.
November 20, 2008 15
Retention of Aboriginal languages should matter to all of us, says longtime NT teacher Wendy Baarda.
November 19, 2008 9
If you are a black parent don't expect your kids to get the same access to schooling as white kids. It just doesn't work that way in the Northern Territory, writes Linda Miller.
June 22, 2007
While we must all hope that any measures introduced will assist Aborigines achieve their rightful place within the Australian community, a place that recognises their own history and culture, we must at the same time ask how the Government has come to this point?