All posts by Nicholas Biddle

Dr. Nicholas Biddle is a quantitative social scientist, Fellow at the Centre for Aboriginal Economic Policy Research (CAEPR) and Deputy Director of the ANU Centre for Social Research and Methods (CSRM) at the Australian National University (ANU). He has a Bachelor of Economics (Hons.) from the University of Sydney and a Master of Education from Monash University. He also has a PhD in Public Policy from the ANU where he wrote his thesis on the benefits of and participation in education of Indigenous Australians.

Racism hits Indigenous students’ attendance and grades

Previous research we undertook showed that racism towards Indigenous students negatively affected school attendance. In further research we have found not only attendance but wider school outcomes are negatively affected when Indigenous Australians experience racism at school. ‘Closing the Gap’ initiatives ignore racism aspect Discrepancies between Indigenous and non-Indigenous education outcomes persist despite significant government […]

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