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Good to Great Schools Australia (GGSA) implements its innovative and engaging science program in remote aboriginal schools. Coinciding with National Science Week, Hope Vale Mayor Jason Woibo will unveil their interactive Periodic Table display at the Hope Vale Aboriginal Shire Council on Thursday 20 August. The event...

The revitalisation of an Australian Aboriginal language in Cape York is at the heart of a series of videos launched on YouTube in March. The video tutorials are a powerful and timely tool for teachers who have recently had to adapt to catering for online...

In this interview, Professional Development Coordinator Sheri Wilkins talks about the innovative projects and effective teaching pedagogy she is involved with in her role at Good to Great Schools Australia. [embed]https://youtu.be/B5PM68Hwx8U[/embed] Innovative projects Primarily I've been working on the mastery-teaching pathway, which is a system of professional development choices that...

Members of the Guugu Yimithirr community are revitalising their ancient language by making tutorial videos on YouTube. The videos feature native speakers of Guugu Yimithirr, such as former schoolteachers Nanny Pearl Deemal, Cheryl Cannon and Dora Gibson. There are three types of video tutorials: storytelling, situational or...

AFL star Anthony 'Walla' McDonald-Tipungwuti has kicked off the new year as an ambassador for Good to Great Schools Australia's education improvement vision. After visiting Cape York Aboriginal Australian Academy schools in Coen and Hope Vale last year, assisting in classrooms and holding footy training sessions,...

The Music for Learning Fund at Coen Campus of Cape York Aboriginal Australian Academy enables parents to buy their children's musical instruments for half price. Owning a musical instrument means children can practice at home, having more time to develop their musical talents. It also means that...