Date: 3:00 pm | Sunday 20 October 2013
Venue: Sam Jacobs Room
Dr Chris Sarra’s “Strong and Smart” philosophy of Indigenous education led to improved school attendance and increased community involvement at Cherbourg State School (QLD). Andrew PIastow leads an innovative program for the Indigenous children under his care as principal of A1berton Primary School. Together, they talk about how they’ve built their schools from the ground up, while discussing pragmatic solutions to harness their students’ potential.