Equity and life outcomes

Generation One campaign

Activity: Consider the disparity between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians.

View the YouTube clip below.

You should focus on:

  • education outcomes
  • home ownership
  • jobs
  • life expectancy

Closing the Gap

In 2008, the Council of Australian Governments (COAG) agreed to six ambitious targets to address the disadvantage faced by Indigenous Australians in life expectancy, child mortality, education and employment.

Research what needs to be achieved for the Closing the Gap targets.

  • What contributions can teachers make to close the gap in educational outcomes?

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