Funded by the Indigenous Advancement Strategy, GSL has partnered with Ngoonbi Co-operative Society to deliver our Indigenous Education Program. This program supports Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students with a disability, living in the Cairns and Kuranda areas, to achieve educational outcomes.

Service delivery is focused on:

  • Toddlers and Young Children – Preparing children and their families for the transition into a formal mainstream education setting
  • Secondary School Aged students – Supporting youth to set post school goals and remain engaged with learning
  • School Leavers and Young Adults – Preparing school leavers for a competitive job market, and young adults for the responsibilities of adulthood

Our aim is to achieve Indigenous outcomes and under the Children and Schooling Program by:

  • Improving school readiness and skills for school entry, and re-entry of those who have disengaged, for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students with a disability.
  • Improving engagement and attendance rates of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander students with a disability.
  • Improving completion rates of Year 12, or equivalent by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students with a disability.
  • Increasing the capacity of Indigenous families with disabled children to engage with schools and other education providers.

For more information

Contact us on (07) 4031 0123

Visit us at 1/196 McCormack Street Manunda

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