Northern Territory has the highest proportion of Indigenous school students. Neda Vanovac/AAP
Infographic: Are we making progress on Indigenous education?
Is progress actually being made on Indigenous education? This infographic looks at various areas including policy, scholarships, school leadership, literacy and much more.
This piece was prepared by Claire Shaw, Education Editor; Jamal Ben Haddou, Editorial intern; Wes Mountain, Deputy Multimedia Editor,The Conversation. Reviewed by Tony Dreise, Indigenous policy analyst & researcher, Australian National University. First published on The Conversation.
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