Create change at your school

Education is essential to ensuring our kids understand and respect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and history.

There are many ways teachers and parents can get your school involved, including developing a Reconciliation Action Plan, tailored specifically for your school.

Narragunnawali: Reconciliation in Schools and Early Learning

Reconciliation Australia's Narragunnawali: Reconciliation in Schools and Early Learning is a digital resource for teachers to develop further knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures, histories and traditions from early learning through to high schools. 

KidsMatter

KidsMatter is an Australian mental health and wellbeing initiative set in primary schools and early childhood education and care services (like preschools, kindergartens and day care centres), funded by the Australian Government and led by beyondblue.

MindMatters

MindMatters is a mental health initiative for secondary schools that aims to improve the mental health and wellbeing of young people. MindMatters provides school staff with blended professional learning that includes online resources, face-to-face events, webinars and support. MindMatters is funded by the Australian Government and led by beyondblue.

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Get your school community involved by holding an event

There are a number of significant dates and events for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Get your school involved by holding events.

A list of cultural and religious dates are available from the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies.

  • 27 May–3 June - Reconciliation Week
  • First week in July - NAIDOC Week
  • 4 August - National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day

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