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Red Dirt Curriculum: Reimagining Remote Education

Event Details
Business and Innovation Centre, Alice Springs
18 September 2013 7:30 pm

This year’s Sidney Myer Rural Lecture, which will be presented at the Business and Innovation Centre in Alice Springs at 7.30pm on 18 September, is titled ‘Red Dirt Curriculum: Reimagining Remote Education.’

The lecture is held in conjunction with Cooperative Research Centre for Remote Economic Participation (CRC-REP), and will be presented by four remote educators:

  • Karina Lester of the Mobile Language Team from the University of Adelaide’s Discipline of Linguistics;
  • Makinti Minutjukur, Director of the Pitjantjatjara Yankunytjatjara Education Committee (PYEC);
  • Sam Osborne, Senior Research Fellow with the Remote Educations System Project at the CRC for Remote Economic Participation; and
  • Katrini Tjitayi, former PYEC Director, School Improvement Coordinator, APY Lands.

For more information, please refer to the press release issued.


Posted 18 September 2013