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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...

Good to Great Schools Australia has added former Education Minister Christopher Pyne to our ambassadors program. In his time as Education Minister, he reformed the national curriculum, introduced compulsory literacy and numeracy testing for Australian teaching graduates, expanded explicit instruction teaching in remote schools in northern...

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Our teaching coach Helen recently travelled to Tiwi College where she works with the primary school to embed effective teaching practices. Check out some of her photos. Teacher Jayde and Talei practising vocabulary. [caption id="attachment_20044" align="alignnone" width="600"] Teacher assistant Jacob working with Maikeli on his reading fluency....

Voice. Treaty. Truth. Let's work together. This NAIDOC Week's important theme highlights that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people must have a voice and enhanced role in decision-making in order to move forward together. This is particularly true when we talk about education: Aboriginal families...

Cape York Aboriginal Australian Academy music students recently attended the 7th annual Academy Band Camp. Part of the Good to Great Schools Australia Music for Learning Partnership, the week-long Band Camp provides mentoring from music industry experts and intensive training for a public performance. Giving...

Our teacher coach Helen recently returned from a trip to Mapoon where she supports the school to implement Explicit Direct Instruction (EDI). With an experienced principal championing EDI and many graduate teachers who have never been exposed to the pedagogy before, Helen admires how the...