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Indigenous children learning languages

Thursday 15 May 2014

A research paper by a Charles Sturt University (CSU) PhD student highlights opportunities for the revitalisation of Indigenous languages and areas for further support and investment.

Reanimating Wiradjuri language

Tuesday 6 May 2014

Charles Sturt University (CSU) students are working with Wiradjuri Elders to bring the Indigenous language to a new generation of speakers through animation.

Indigenous children’s rich language skills

Monday 24 Mar 2014

Research from Charles Sturt University (CSU) has shown that many Indigenous children have competence in several languages, and rich and supportive language and literacy environments.

Champion of Indigenous education honoured

Thursday 20 Mar 2014

The work of Pastor Cec Grant OAM, or Wiradjuri Elder Wongamar, in promoting higher education for Indigenous people will be remembered in the annual public lecture held in his honour Friday 21 March at the Australian Centre for Christianity and Culture (ACC&C) in Canberra.

Universities can help close the gap

Thursday 20 Mar 2014

Charles Sturt University (CSU) Vice-Chancellor Professor Andrew Vann has highlighted the role universities can play in improving health and social outcomes for Indigenous Australians by instilling in their graduates an understanding of Indigenous culture.

Business skills key to economic empowerment

Wednesday 19 Mar 2014

A CSU expert in leadership has called on the tertiary education sector to increase participation by Indigenous Australians in business studies to boost indigenous economic development.

Western work placement inspires

Tuesday 18 Mar 2014

National Close the Gap Day will hold extra meaning for Charles Sturt University (CSU) graduate Ms Nicola Williams after her experience helping young Aboriginal people in Western NSW.

Indigenous students should be ‘equal citizens’

Wednesday 5 Mar 2014

Charles Sturt University (CSU) Pro-Vice-Chancellor of Indigenous Education Professor Jeannie Herbert has spoken of the need to empower Indigenous students to participate as equal citizens in their own country.

Transformational journeys to Menindee

Wednesday 5 Feb 2014

An annual four-day camp for Charles Sturt University (CSU) staff at Menindee in western NSW aims to produce an institution-wide transition from Indigenous cultural awareness to cultural competence.

Wiradjuri language program underway at CSU

Tuesday 4 Feb 2014

An Aboriginal man arrested while speaking Wiradjuri to his young grandson in country NSW last century has been described as the 'real force' behind a new university course in the Indigenous language.

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