Promising practices in supporting success for Indigenous students

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Indigenous peoples are diverse, within and across nations. However, the Indigenous peoples have experienced colonisation processes that have undermined Indigenous young people's access to their identity, language and culture. At the same time, Indigenous children have not generally had access to the same quality of education that other children in their country have had access to. These two forces in combination have undermined the educational opportunities and outcomes of successive generations of Indigenous children and young people, at times with catastrophic effect. The six Canadian...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Indigenous people; Students; Youth; Equity; Teaching and learning; Participation; Outcomes; Policy

Keywords: Access to education and training; Learning support; Wellbeing; Achievement; Educational practice; Educational program; Educational policy; Best practice; Affirmative action

Geographic subjects: Canada; North America; Queensland; Australia; New Zealand; Oceania

Published: Paris, France: OECD, 2017

Physical description: 137 p.

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ISBN: 9789264279421 (pdf); 9789264279414 (print)

Resource type: Report

Call number: TD/TNC 129.249

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