Learning on Country - Cultural knowledge learning programs

The Learning on Country Program is delivered with a key focus on the senior secondary student cohort. The teaching and learning programs are developed collaboratively between school and Ranger staff, with a focus on field-based activity, drawing on traditional and western knowledge systems. Activities include a wide range of Ranger groups' projects and responsibilities around land and sea management and are modelled by cultural knowledge as directed by Traditional Owners.

The fifteen participating schools across the Top End are:

Program Objectives

The key objectives of the Learning on Country Program include;

  • Increase knowledgeIncrease inter-generational transmission of Indigenous knowledge and customary practice
  • strong partnershipsDevelop strong partnerships between ranger groups, schools and local community to deliver a culturally responsive secondary school curriculum
  • ncrease school attendanceIncrease school attendance
  • Improve student learningImprove student learning