Our study of Indigenous young people leaving out-of-home care has identified major deficits in programs designed to help them transition to adulthood.
A group of school students have just shown what real leadership looks like on Indigenous issues – and you’ll hear more about their ideas in coming months at your local school, childcare centre or uni.
A review of 20 studies shows that sport can improve outcomes for Indigenous youth in education and culture, but the evidence on longer-lasting impacts is lacking.
Poverty and social exclusion play a big role in Indigenous child suicide. The causes are complex but we know enough to act now to reduce the number of deaths in our communities.
Indigenous entrepreneurship is growing at a rate six times faster than the general Canadian population and it is 10 years younger. Culturally relevant financial literacy is critical to its success.
Aboriginal children are rarely named in the colonial archive. But the remarkable story of Dirimera and Conaci reveals two boys who, while removed from their land, had a keen sense of sovereignty.
Flexischools appear to be doing Indigenous education better than mainstream schooling. To close the gap in education, we should look at what these schools are doing and apply it in the mainstream.
Cyberbullying has become destructive and feels unstoppable. Here is a five-step technique for dealing with it.
A greater focus on education in all aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander life would advance tangible and sustainable change.
The Don Dale royal commission’s capacity to make lasting change lies with the government implementing its recommendations.
Children as young as ten have been targeted for intensive policing under the NSW Police’s secretive Suspect Targeting Management Plan.
Indigenous youth are over-representation in juvenile detention centres, and excluding them from education could make this worse.
We need to shift the focus of equity programs to nurturing the already strong aspirations Indigenous children have from primary school.
Research shows that the Globe and Mail has created a script in which marginalized youth can only be dealt with as failures or criminals, impacting the way they are perceived in society.
Cape York Partnership founder Noel Pearson told Q&A that Indigenous Australians were ‘the most incarcerated people on the planet Earth’. Is that right?
A strengthening movement of Indigenous designers and developers is working to show Indigenous cultures, teachings, languages and ways of knowing through video games.
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.
New reports show a widespread lack of care for the cultural needs of many of the 19,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in child protection and out-of-home care.
Chair of the Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council, Warren Mundine, told Q&A that $30 billion is spent every year on 500,000 Indigenous people in Australia. Is that right?
We have an ever-increasing number of children and families facing complex challenges and we know next to nothing about who they are and how they are doing.