The international Graduate Centre of Education and the Centre for School Leadership, in partnership with the Aboriginal Medical Services Alliance NT (AMSANT) are hosting the 2015 Indigenous Leadership Conference: navigating the health-education nexus at the Darwin Convention Centre for 2 days on Monday 28-Tuesday 29 September.
This conference will focus on the Indigenous health-education nexus through the presentation of quality research, examples of best practice response models and associated outcomes occurring in the Northern Territory, nationally and internationally.
Presentations will include keynote deliveries and plenary sessions from a wide number of health and education experts and bring together a large membership of practitioners from these sectors, as well as tertiary, NGO and allied industry groups.
AIMS AND OUTCOMES
- Enhance participant understandings of the health-education nexus and the various ways these dimensions are collectively expressed and impact Indigenous children and families
- Through exposure to best practice exemplars, enhance participant understandings of the ways in which progressive models may be developed and applied across Indigenous cultural contexts
- Build cross agency and community partnerships involving Indigenous health and education professionals committed toward the improvement of Indigenous health and schooling outcomes