18 September 2017
OECD Director of Education and Skills Andreas Schleicher says Indigenous students face tough challenges in most education systems, but analysis of outcomes in Canada, New Zealand and Queensland, Australia reveals sustained improvements have been achieved through focusing on several or all of six areas.
05 September 2017
In this regular blog, Miss Chen will be sharing some of the F-2 resources she’s been using in her classroom, which are all available to download for free via the Little J & Big Cuz website.
26 July 2017
A new Australian Education Review argues active engagement of Indigenous families and communities is critical to addressing Indigenous education disadvantage.
20 July 2017
Professor Jenny Gore joins The Research Files to discuss the findings of a new Australian study by academics from the University of Newcastle and Western Sydney University investigating the occupational and career aspirations of Indigenous school students.
28 June 2017
From the art room to the sports oval, the kitchens to the library, there’s plenty happening in schools to mark NAIDOC Week 2017. We take a look at some of the events as communities come together to celebrate.
14 June 2017
Australia has performed equal fifth in an international assessment of young people’s financial literacy, according to a report from the Australian Council for Educational Research.
26 May 2017
'Sitting down with our children to watch programs that demonstrate and celebrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ways of knowing and being, such as Little J & Big Cuz, is one small ‘next step’ that each of us can take on the journey towards reconciliation.'
18 May 2017
To be successful in their learning, students need to understand the language of the curriculum – not only to comprehend what’s being said, but also what’s being asked of them.
04 May 2017
Themes of ‘luck’ and ‘superstition’ are explored in the EYLF and Australian Curriculum. Little J & Big Cuz begins a conversation around these themes and provides teacher resources.
29 March 2017
Educators working across the school age range can now access a new teaching resource to help them develop the financial literacy skills of Indigenous students.