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Indigenous quartet join JCU alumni

judy ketchellStory supplied by Jim O'Brien

Four Indigenous graduates of James Cook University were among 12 former students of the University honoured today as Outstanding Alumni.

The Awards recognise graduates of JCU who have made an outstanding contribution in their field of endeavour at a local, state, national and/or international level.

Dr Ngiare Brown, who was foundation chief executive officer...

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 13 September 2012 13:01

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Cherbourg kids power up by breaking language down

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Children's learning is booming in Cherbourg because of a new teaching method.

Many of its youngsters speak home language with a different grammar structure to the standard Australian English they're hit with when they start school.

Don't believe me?

Well, if I said "dem ova der em looka dat diddy orse" you'd know what it meant...

 

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Last Updated on Thursday, 13 September 2012 12:57

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