Indigenous education

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A large study shows preschool benefits Aboriginal children's development more than childcare or being taken care of at home. But the benefits of preschool are not as large as for non-Aboriginal kids.

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The rights of Indigenous peoples and children will be the focus of UNSW alumna Samara Hand’s postgraduate studies in London as a 2016 Roberta Sykes Indigenous scholar.

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Changing the lives of Indigenous Australians through education is a bit like trying to walk up an escalator that is on its way down, but it is possible to reach the top, writes Professor Richard Henry.

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A new centre to help double Indigenous student enrolments at UNSW has been opened by the NSW Governor. Balnaves Place – Home of Nura Gili was made possible by a $1.5 million donation from The Balnaves Foundation.

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The NSW Governor will today open Balnaves Place – Home of Nura Gili, a central hub for Indigenous education that will help double Indigenous enrolments at UNSW to 500 by 2015.