The Aurukun Koolkan Community School Remote School Attendance Strategy (RSAS) team formed a plan and through working with school staff, parents and other stakeholders, are increasing school attendance.
In October, students and leaders from Mount Saint Bernard College in Far North Queensland visited Japan, taking in its sites, culture and rekindling their friendship with students at the University of Agriculture-Tokyo.
A camp held on the Bouchat Cultural Grounds just north of Weipa in Far North Queensland brought together the Napranum Men’s Group and Wujal Wujal Men’s Group for four days of hunting, fishing and most importantly, yarning.
Electrician, Sharee Yamashita was awarded 2017 National NAIDOC Apprentice of the Year in recognition of her commitment to her education and being a role model to other Indigenous and non-Indigenous women.
Radiant Life College in Innisfail, Far North Queensland has the highest attendance rate of Indigenous students in Queensland, thanks to the inclusion of Indigenous culture in the curriculum, individualised lessons for each student and the school’s values.