Stride Series - Most Signficant Change Stories

Most Significant Change Story – Wurrumiyanga, Tiwi Islands, Term 3 2020 

Interviewee: Joann - Classroom Teacher

Interviewer: Dotty - Programs Coordinator

The Cathy Freeman Foundation are lucky enough to work closely with Joann, who is a classroom teacher and liaison in Wurrumiyanga. Originally from Bermagui, she recognises the need for the work CFF do having experienced similar school attendance challenges there. Key programs we have delivered with Joann include Back to School Marches, outdoor events, hands on activities in the classroom, and prizes and awards- which she particularly finds highly effective.

Joann is