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Boarding off and on Country: A study of education in one Northern Territory remote community

O'bryan, Marnie; Fogarty, Bill


In 2020, young people from remote communities in Australia’s Northern Territory are required to attend boarding school in order to access a full secondary education. Commissioned by elders in one Northern Territory remote community, this report investigates the intended and unintended consequences of this policy approach at individual and community level. Working with families, researchers tracked the education histories of 100 12–21-year-old young people identified as community members....[Show more]

CollectionsANU Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR)
Type: Working/Technical Paper
DOI: 10.25911/5f1fff279309f
Access Rights: Open Access


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