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Cowboys Try for 5! will target truancy by engaging competition

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A pilot program launched recently by the North Queensland Toyota Cowboys is targeting truancy rates in five Townsville primary schools.

The Cowboys, the Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and Multicultural Affairs (DATSIMA) and BHP Billiton Cannington have partnered with the schools which experience higher than normal student absentee rates to deliver the 10-week...

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 02 May 2013 09:33

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CDU signs historic agreement with Yolgnu’s Mawul Rom

Mawul-Rom-CDU-agreementCharles Darwin University and the Mawul Rom Board have signed an historic agreement at the new Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE) on Charles Darwin University's (CDU) Casuarina campus.

The agreement follows a decade of detailed negotiations between the Yolgnu peoples of East Arnhem Land and senior academics with the Northern Territory's...

 

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Last Updated on Friday, 19 April 2013 11:12

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