Posts for August 2016

Dr Chris Matthews
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Maths, story and dance: an Indigenous approach to teaching

A new method using culture-based storytelling to teach maths to Aboriginal children is reaping results. Aboriginal school children on average lag two years behind their non-Indigenous peers when it comes to maths, but according to one expert we can bridge the gap by paying better attention to culture. “Maths and science are very much…

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YDC staff team wins Vice-Chancellor's Award for Excellence

The YuMi Deadly Centre academic and professional staff team has won a 2016 Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Excellence in recognition of sustained performance and outstanding achievement in learning and teaching, partnerships and engagement, and research. This is the second Vice-Chancellor’s Award won by the YDC team, with the first in…