Indigenous literacy initiative

Closing the literacy gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students is of utmost importance.

The gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students emerges early and has been identified as a key area for early intervention. To help address this issue, we work in partnerships with  Indigenous community organisations in Victoria and Northern Territory. We distribute books and other educational resources along with literacy training, mentoring and support.

Kristie Fraser-Lange, Wathaurong Aboriginal Centre

“Thank you again so much for coming yesterday I really appreciate it and all of the kids loved the packs, in total we had 23 kids come through yesterday who received a pack and there was 4 remaining packs that you had created that I will put into a few of our ready for learning kids for case workers to take out to children enrolled into kinder and prep who were not able to make it yesterday.”

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