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Posted in Primary archives

Menindee Central & Lindfield East Public

This partnership links a large, urban, multicultural school (Lindfield East) with a small, remote, predominantly indigenous school (Menindee). It involves a large number of community and government partners who communicate and collaborate with the two schools on research, program development, implementation, and ongoing evaluation of outcomes.

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Posted in Primary archives

Chullora & Woronora River Public Schools

Students from Woronora River Public School initially attended a Multicultural Day at Chullora Public School. This was followed by Years 5 and 6 students from both schools participating in a joint Canberra excursion. Aims of this cultural exchange program included enhancing students’ appreciation of cultural diversity and encouraging friendships between children from different cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.

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Posted in Primary archives

Bradbury & Yennora Public Schools

In this exchange, two schools join forces to develop understanding, tolerance and harmony and to increase parent participation. The aim of this cultural exchange program was to develop cross-cultural awareness, particularly in relation to Arabic-speaking communities, and to increase the participation of Arabic-speaking parents in the activities of both schools.

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Posted in Primary archives

Bringelly & Tempe Public Schools

This program began with students from Bringelly Public School making initial contact with Tempe Public School students via email. The aim of the activity was for students to establish buddy relationships. The entire Bringelly school population of some 100 students travelled by bus to the inner city, not really sure what to expect when they arrived at Tempe.

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Posted in Secondary archives

Menai High & Beverly Hills IEC

The exchange began as a response to the unrest experienced in Cronulla during December 2005. Students from both schools felt they were being misrepresented in the media and wanted to change perceptions and break down the stereotypes. As a result of this program, the very negative events at Cronulla have led to a number of very positive outcomes for students.

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Posted in Secondary archives

Beverly Hills IEC & Connabarabran High

In May 2007, 15 students from Beverly Hills Intensive English Centre (IEC) travelled to Coonabarabran to meet local students and the local Gamilaraay elders. This is one of many exchanges involving the schools. The exchange began with Coonabrabran High School’s Aboriginal dance group welcoming Beverly Hills visitors with a traditional dance. Beverly Hills IEC students reciprocated with a tribal drum performance.

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Posted in Primary archives

Cabramatta & Kemblawarra Public Schools

Sisters, Lena Stefanovska and Dana Kokalevski have combined their passion to promote tolerance and respect through a successful cultural exchange program between students at Cabramatta Public School and Kemblawarra Public School. Lena and Dana, both teachers, set out to build strong links with each other’s school communities. With the support and enthusiasm from the schools’ principals, other teachers and parents this successful exchange continues with increasing rewards for all involved.

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