The paper, ‘SACE Tracks: Standing in the Stories, Singing the Now, Imagining the Future’ (page 5 of the Strategy), introduces and contextualises the development of the SACE Board Aboriginal Education Strategy 2017–2021. The paper builds upon the success of the previous strategy (2012–16) and articulates a strengths-based approach to the emerging practice strategies that contribute to the success of Aboriginal young people in their senior secondary education. The strategy has been developed in partnership with Aboriginal and school communities and reflects the collaborative approach adopted by the SACE Board Aboriginal Education Strategy Steering Committee and the SACE Board Aboriginal Education Strategy Working Party.
Respecting your place, valuing our future
The SACE Board Aboriginal Education Strategy aims to align with the SACE Board’s Strategic Plan by positioning Aboriginal students in a global context. It seeks to support Aboriginal students to firmly embrace the culture and language of their home and community, but also to consider their future through a broader world perspective. The South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE) supports young Aboriginal students to develop the essential capabilities for succeeding in an ever-changing world, while maintaining their cultural identity.