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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...

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...

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. Teacher assistant Jacob working with Maikeli on his reading fluency. Good to Great Schools...

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...