The Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Education & Transitions conference will focus on strategies to improve educational outcomes and support transitions for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
Attend & learn how to:
- Engage parents & communities in children’s education
- Embed cultural knowledge in our schools
- Support through the challenges of transitioning
- Promote a positive sense of cultural identity
- Provide students with the skills they need to thrive
- Catholic Education Offices
- Independent, Catholic & State Schools
- Career Services
- Associations & Peak Bodies
- TAFEs & RTOs
- State & Federal Government Departments of Education
Criterion is delighted to offer a select number of free passes to non-government organisations, people with disability, families and carers who would not ordinarily be able to attend.
Attend to learn:
- Improve community engagement in education
- Embed cultural awareness in teaching practice
- Support transitions into further education, training & employment
University of Adelaide
Professor Shane Hearn is a Noongar man born in Esperance, Western Australia. He is the Dean, Indigenous Research and Education Strategy, and Head of Wirltu Yarlu Indigenous Education Centre, University of Adelaide.
He holds a PhD and a Master’s Degree from the University of Sydney, and a Bachelor of Applied Science from Curtin University.
Professor Hearn has more than 20 years’ experience working in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs in both the public and private sectors.
Professor Hearn has significant leadership and management experience, he is a thought leader, systems thinker with extensive experience in the development of Policy and Education strategy.
Clontarf Aboriginal College
Anton is a Ngoorabal mari (man) from Northern New South Wales, growing up in Perth, Western Australia. Anton has been working in Aboriginal education for 6 years and is currently a Student Pastoral Care Coordinator at Clontarf Aboriginal College. Anton is currently completing his Master of Education in Leadership at the University of Notre Dame and a Master of Indigenous Culture at the University of South Australia. Anton’s speciality lies in making effective links between Aboriginal culture and mainstream Australian curriculum.
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