Indigenous educational support groups

Here are some programs, both national and state-based, that support Indigenous people on their educational path. 

National programs

Clontarf Foundation – The Clontarf Foundation exists to improve the education, discipline, life skills, self-esteem and employment prospects of young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men. By doing so, the Foundation equips them to participate more meaningfully in society. Learn more 

Career Trackers In 2009, CareerTrackers was born – a national non-profit with the goal of creating pathways and support systems for young Indigenous adults to attend and graduate from university, with high marks, industry experience and bright professional future. Learn more 

NRL Schools to Work The NRL utilises the positive profile of the game of Rugby League to support young Indigenous Australians with work experience, mentoring and leadership opportunities to ensure they successfully complete school and transition into further study, training or meaningful employment. Learn more 

Victorian programs

Melbourne Indigenous Transition School MITS's mission is the successful and confident transition of Indigenous students from home communities to Melbourne schools. Their vision is to create pathways for Indigenous students to greater opportunity. Learn more 

NSW programs

National Centre of Indigenous Excellence NCIE is a not-for-profit social enterprise that aims to build capability and create opportunities with and for young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, from Sydney and across Australia. It fulfils these functions by ensuring its programs, services and enterprise are designed with the sole purpose of creating long-term improvements in wellbeing. Learn more

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