Multicultural education and languages news

Students learn local Aboriginal language from Uncle Locky

Uncle Locky Eccles is teaching kindergarten students in Warrnambool Peek Wooroong, the local Aboriginal language.

Aboriginal language programs available for more schools and kinders

Schools and early childhood services across Victoria are teaching Aboriginal languages with the support of Aboriginal teachers, Elders and communities.

School career practitioners helped me, says young aspiring lawyer

Coming to Australia seven years ago from Afghanistan, Rocky is on track towards a bright future thanks to her school’s careers practitioner.

We’re Victorians: Canterbury Primary School wins cultural diversity prize

Canterbury Primary School’s Year 6 class won their category in the Cultural Diversity Week’s Primary School Short Film competition.

Learning about cultural diversity through the Premiers’ Reading Challenge

Kilberry Valley Primary School students say reading culturally diverse books helps them learn about each other.

School students meet National Rugby League Indigenous and Maori All Stars

School students recently participated in rugby league skills sessions with professional Aboriginal and Maori NRL players.

English language school graduates start their first day of secondary school

Three siblings from overseas are starting their first year in a mainstream Melbourne school.

Bringing Koorie stories to life at St Georges Road Primary School

Earlier this year, St Georges Road Primary School’s Year 5 students interpreted the Aboriginal story ‘How the Murray River was Made’ through a tiled three-panelled mural.