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New Directions

Photo credit: Steve Gumerungi Hodder-Watt Indigenous students from New South Wales are travelling to the Northern Territory to turn their academic dreams into reality thanks to a program designed to prepare them for success at university. Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Edu
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Trio ready to take next step on road to service

Commissioner of Correctional Services Ken Middlebrook with Indigenous students Taquila Derrington, Elliot Lewis, Jesse Norris and NT Chief Minister Adam Giles. Photo and story NT News Three Indigenous students are now qualified to train as Northern Territory prison officers after comp
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Passing Out Parade: DIDP Indigenous cadets become Batchelor Institute graduates

Click on the photo above to view gallery photos Families, friends, and classmates of the Defence Indigenous Development program (DIDP) cadets gathered with dignitaries and staff from Defence Force and students and staff from Batchelor Institute and the Batchelor community to celebrate
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Batchelor Institute winner of Northern Territory ‘Training Provider of the Year’ 2013

In recognition of delivering ‘quality training programmes’ embedded with foundation skills and work readiness for Indigenous Australians which leads to employment outcomes in a range of industries in the Northern Territory, and dedication and commitment of the lecturing and support st
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Central Graduation 2013

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students from around 50 communities from the Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia and Western Australia will gather to receive their formal qualifications at the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education graduation ceremony t
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Science Week Open Day, Alice Springs

Over 300 families and representatives from organisations in Alice Springs and surrounding communities joined the knowledge building interactive activities at the Desert Knowledge Precinct (DKP) at the South Stuart Highway, opposite Yirara College, Alice Springs, Northern Territory for
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Governor-General Shines a Light on Batchelor Institute’s Community of Learning and Teaching

On 19 August, the Governor-General, Her Excellency the Honourable Quentin Bryce AC CVO visited the Batchelor  campus. Batchelor Institute Director, Mr Adrian Mitchell, said “the visit was a unique opportunity to showcase the work of the Institute as Australia’s leading Indigenous educ
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Antarrengeny Awely: Alyawarr Women’s Songs from Antarrengeny

A launch to celebrate Antarrengeny Awely: Alyawarr Women’s Songs from Antarrengeny will be held at Arnkawenyerr (Rocket Range homeland) on Wednesday 28th August 2013 at 11am. This day is also the celebration of the 10 year anniversary of the Arlparra Learning Centre, at Arlparra, Utop
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Controlling weeds with literacy

Indigenous workforce participants experienced the opportunity to improve their literacy and numeracy outcomes in Conservation and Land Management (CLM) studies at a ‘Weed Control and Apply Chemicals’ workshop provided by Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education
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Preparing for work on Melville Island

The Indigenous workforce of Melville Island now have the opportunity to prepare for their various workplaces under the supervision of Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education trainers. The Certificate I in Workplace Preparation (Community Services) will be the qualificatio
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