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Jayden Dann

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My future aspirations are to continue working in education with a range of individuals to help in their professional development and build an awareness of the importance that education has in closing the gap.

From: Jayden Dann

Location: Geraldton, Western Australia
Role in community: Aboriginal Education Worker (Department of Corrective Services)

Post on:

13 Jun 2013

What are your aspirations for the future?

My future aspirations are to continue working in education with a range of individuals to help in their professional development and build an awareness of the importance that education has in closing the gap.

Who is your role model and why?

Nelson Mandela is my role model. I think that anyone that has the courage to endure the injustices faced by Nelson Mandela is worthy to be considered a role model. Nelson led South Africa out of apartheid by tackling institutionalised racism, poverty and inequality, and fostering racial reconciliation. Even after been sentenced to life imprisonment Nelson never lost sight of the bigger picture. Nelson received over 250 awards, including the 1993 Nobel Peace Prize, the US Presidential Medal of Freedom and the Soviet Order of Lenin. This goes to show that we as individuals can just about acheive anything.

What do you think makes a strong future?

What makes a strong future is building positive and supportive relationships, having a mutual respect for each other, exploring educational pathways, goal setting and having a vision for the future.

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