Focusing on the needs of Indigenous children means that foster care must be community-based and emphasize the importance of family and connections.
Indigenous children have poor oral health compared to Australian kids overall. Our research shows involving local Aboriginal people in designing and providing services can make a difference.
To make meaningful progress on the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada's Calls to Action, all provinces and territories should promptly follow B.C. and ban discriminatory 'birth alerts.'
Almost half of Aboriginal kids living remotely will have a school sore at any one time. But there aren't enough of the right antibiotics to treat them.
New research shows that having a child in foster care is often harmful to a mother's mental and physical health.
The children who are least likely to attend school regularly – and do well – grow up in households where the adults themselves have very poor literacy skills.
Teachers – get to really know your kids, their families, their community and its history, and what’s going on at home. While school policies are important, relationships are the real keys to success.
Focusing on the opportunity to learn gap removes the emphasis from locating "the problem" in the person, and turns our attention to the differences in access to educational resources.
A New Zealand literacy program is helping to raise Indigenous achievement to mainstream levels.