Indigenous Students a Priority in Australia

Indigenous Students a Priority in Australia

ICTMN Staff
4/13/11

Education awareness for indigenous Australians has been increased recently as some institutions have begun creating leadership posts in hopes of increasing the numbers of indigenous students and academics.

In a recently article by The New York Times it was reported that indigenous people account for 2.4 percent of the population but constitute on 1.25 percent of students entering universities, according to a report by the Center for the Study of Higher Education at the University of Melbourne.

“We recognize the need to play a leading national role in the process of reconciliation, and, through education, to help bridge the economic and social divides that persist between indigenous and nonindigenous Australians,” Michael Spence, vice chancellor a the University of Sydney told the Times.

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Create leadership positions for indigenous Australians? They appoint ONLY clueless and easily-controllable indigenous Australians in leadership positions - so that Whites can use indigenous voices of these manipulated and bribed individuals to destroy indigenous land in Australia. Like the ploy the Mountain Cattleman's Association used to open up Australia's Alpine National Park for cattle grazing.
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