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Type: Sound
Title: Defying expectations
Author: Sarra, Chris
Plastow, Andrew
Publisher: Radio Adelaide
Issue Date: 2013
Series/Report no.: Adelaide Festival of Ideas ; 17-20 October 2013
Contributor: Adelaide Festival Corporation
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Chris Sarra and Andrew Plastow
Abstract: 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 Plastow leads an innovative program for the Indigenous children under his care as principal of Alberton Primary. Together, they talk about how they've built their schools from the ground up, while discussing pragmatic solutions to harness their students' potential.
Keywords: Indigenous education; educational innovation and inclusion
Description: Adelaide Festival of Ideas session, Sam Jacobs Room, Freemasons Hall, 3:00pm, Sunday 20th October, 2013. Hosted by Robert Phiddian.
Rights: Archived with permission from the Adelaide Festival of Ideas and Radio Adelaide
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