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‘School readiness’ is a key to closing the early childhood education gap | World Vision

Wednesday, August 4, 2021

An enduring commitment to make sure First Nations kids are ‘school ready’ through quality early childhood education is one of the keys to closing the gap, World Vision’s acting head of First Nations Programs Grant Paulson said today.

You must Know Your Country to Heal Country – more than half Australians agree

Tuesday, July 6, 2021

More than half of Australians (57 per cent) agree learning more about First Nations history, peoples and culture will help heal Country- the theme for NAIDOC week 2021, new research released today has shown.

Australian Principals support First Nations campaign to combat ‘knowledge gap’

Friday, June 25, 2021

Australian principals are throwing their support behind a new campaign for a First Nations Cultural Educator in every primary school.

Australians support First Nations cultural educators in every primary school, poll confirms

Thursday, June 17, 2021

The best way to promote a shared understanding of First Nations culture in Australia is through education, a recent poll has found. Seven in 10 Australians surveyed also agree education is the key to “reducing racism”.

Don Dale inquiry must lead to change: World Vision

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

World Vision Australia welcomes the federal government’s announcement of a royal commission into the Don Dale Youth Detention Centre, but warned that the inquiry must result in real action addressing underlying issues.

Aboriginal art means business for Strong Women of Epenarra

Friday, March 4, 2011

The 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day will be celebrated at the Cessnock Regional Art Gallery in the Hunter Valley on 8 March with a visit from two women from Epenarra Artists, a remote Aboriginal art group in the Northern Territory.

Camp encourages Koori youth to speak up

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

A group of well-known Aboriginal media personalities, performers and cultural experts will run a series of workshops today and tomorrow in Sydney to support Koori youth to find their voice.

Breaking new ground: Civil society and Mining Company together help children in the East Pilbara

Thursday, March 25, 2010

Global mining company BHP Billiton Iron Ore, humanitarian agency World Vision and research body Telethon Institute for Child Health Research have come together to work with Aboriginal communities in the East Pilbara tackle the dire health and educational outcomes of infants and pre-school aged children.

World Vision applauds new Government funds to improve infant wellbeing in Willowra

Friday, November 20, 2009

World Vision applauds the $2.6 million funding boost the Federal Government announced yesterday to build urgently needed infrastructure for early childhood and adult learning in Willowra, one of central Australia’s most neglected Indigenous communities.

Partnership boosts early learning and care in Warlpiri communities

Thursday, November 27, 2008

A partnership between the Warlpiri Education and Training Trust (WETT), the Central Land Council (CLC) and World Vision Australia will boost the care and education of children in the Tanami region over the next three years.

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