Learn Australian to speak to Australian kids!

    Wondering why the attendance rates of schools are so bad? Just do something about e...

I Am The Learner: A Reflection on Listening

              I have a passion for teaching people stuff. I ge...

Our Land Our Languages Inquiry

Response to the federal Government’s Our Land Our Languages inquiry into Indigenous languag...

How do Indigenous Languages help Learning outcomes?

To some we may be beginning to sound like a broken record, always talking about the importance of...

Four hours in English – An Indigenous bilingual teacher’s experience.

A growing group called ‘Friends of Bilingual Learning’ (FOBL) sprang up a few months ...

Four hours in English – The NT Government’s Indigenous ed. plan built on misinformation.

The NT Minister for education argues that Indigenous languages have no place in teaching literacy...

Punishing Parents – forcing attendence using welfare

The latest issue before us is a policy presented by Kevin Rudd and Jenny Macklin to suspend the w...

English only Education Part 2 – Transfering meaning

For an Indigenous person on a community where English a second or even sixth language all their p...

English only Education, Part 1- Vocabulary & Word deafness

An English only classroom can mask the problems of not utilising first language knowledge and con...

Local Languages and Effective education

Australia values indigenous languages as shown in our public art, but in practice it is easy to h...