Lunchbox/Soapbox: Chris Sarra on Indigenous Education

Lunchbox/Soapbox: Chris Sarra on Indigenous Education

In this Lunchbox/Soapbox talk, Chris Sarra conveys the importance of having a strong and positive sense of what it means to be Aboriginal in today’s Australian society, and argues that indigenous students can achieve outcomes comparable to other students –but only when negative perceptions are changed, positive approaches taken, true consultation made and high expectations set in schools.

Who?

Portrait of Chris Sarra

Chris Sarra

Born in Queensland’s Bundaberg in 1967 as the youngest of ten children to an Italian father and an Aboriginal mother, Dr Chris Sarra is now the head of the Stronger Smarter Institute. He was formerly the principal of Cherbourg State School.

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