Journal article

Sharing Place, Learning Together: Perspectives and Reflections on an Educational Partnership Formation With a Remote Indigenous Community School

undefined Godinho, M Woolley, J Webb, KD Winkel

The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education | Cambridge University Press (CUP) | Published : 2015


Sustainable partnership formation in a remote Indigenous community involves social, cultural and political considerations. This article reports on the project, ‘Sharing Place, Learning Together: Supporting Sustainable Educational Partnerships to Advance Social Equity’, funded by the Melbourne Social Equity Institute (MSEI) at the University of Melbourne (UoM). The project's aims were to document insights into working with communities and educators in a remote community school in Western Arnhem Land, and to promote and raise Aboriginal students’ aspirations for engagement in further education through knowledge exchanges. Two project deliverables focus this paper: a participatory workshop cond..

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Funding Acknowledgements

We give thanks to the Maningrida College staff and students for facilitating the Sharing Place Learning Together project and to Phil Taylor for his contributions to the graphic design and production of the pocket books. The Melbourne Social Equity Institute provided Interdisciplinary Seed Grant funding for the Sharing Place Learning Together project: Sharing Place, Learning Together: Supporting sustainable educational. The Sharing Place Learning Together project is primarily funded from an anonymous donation to the University of Melbourne, through the Sutherland Trust to support Australian Venom Research Unit (AVRU) based Indigenous health and education endeavours, with additional support to AVRU staff through a grant from the National Health and Medical Research Council.