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Author Sarra, Chris.

Title Good Morning, Mr Sarra : My Life Working for a Stronger, Smarter Future for Our Children
Published Chicago : University of Queensland Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (375 pages)
Contents Cover; Title page; Contents; Epigraph; Prologue; 1 -- Humble beginnings; 2 -- School days; 3 -- A revelation; 4 -- I'm a teacher!; 5 -- Finding the right path; 6 -- The Millaquin Mojo; 7 -- Lecturing and learning; 8 -- Time to walk my talk; 9 -- Starting a ripple; 10 -- Making waves; 11 -- Changing the tide; 12 -- A world beyond expectations; Epilogue; Acknowledgements; Picture Section; Imprint page
Summary The remarkable true story of one man's fight to turn the tide of low expectations, this account follows educator Chris Sarra from his humble beginnings in a large Italian-Aboriginal family to his triumphant achievements, including becoming Queensland's Australian of the Year, the subject of ABC's Australian Story, and one of the most outspoken and recognized educators in Australia. Attempting to better Indigenous education, Sarra transformed the Cherbourg State School into a national success story, but not without controversy along the way-Sarra battled the media, the education syste
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SUBJECT Sarra, Chris.
Subject Cherbourg Aboriginal Settlement (Qld.)
Aboriginal Australians -- Education (Primary) -- Australia -- Queensland.
School principals -- Australia -- Queensland -- Biography.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0702249084