Aboriginal people succeeding through ability, opportunity and reward for effort
Wunan News News & Updates from the field
Mar 10 2014
New house parent for 2014 –  Mat Taylor – gives us some insight into life within the Dural Excellence Program. He writes: “The last 3 weeks have been full on. All the students have pretty well settled into the routine of school and their life here in Sydney. “Several of the boys have been to tryouts for the AFL Adam Goodes Indigenous Talent Program where their football abilities were tested. All of the team was also involved in fire safety training here at the boarding facility. “The other big thing was the filming of a promotional DVD about the Dural program which took place at the house and at the schools during the week. It was a big day for all of us with the film crew arriving at 6:30am and the kids were up and ready to go when they arrived.   Read More.
Topic: Education
Mar 6 2014
Wunan and its partnership broker network calls on the Commonwealth Government to continue the School Business Community Partnership Program due to the productive and outcomes based  partnerships developed over the last three years. Wunan has delivered the program in the Kimberley region, facilitating the development of some great partnerships that support youth attainment and transition. A loss of this funding will create a significant gap  in brokering partnerships that address the issues preventing young people from successfully completing Year 12, and transitioning successfully into employment.   Read More.