Students attend face-to-face workshops either in Alice Springs
or Darwin followed by work to be completed at home. Travel and
accommodation is arranged for students who don’t live in Alice
Springs or Darwin.
While it is a pathway into university, it is more than just learning
the required academic skills. Students also uncover the necessary
dimensions of successful adult learning – such as confidence,
resilience and the ability to learn new things. Students and staff
bring together their Indigenous and academic knowledge systems
to develop a strong ‘Both-ways’ learning identity.
WHY CHOOSE BATCHELOR?
Batchelor Institute provides a culturally safe learning environment
for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people from all Australian
states and territories.
Students often speak of Batchelor Institute’s ‘Both-ways’ approach
that brings together Indigenous Australian and Western academic
Knowledges in a way that embraces respect, tolerance and
diversity. Batchelor Institute courses are designed to incorporate
Indigenous Knowledges and ways of learning in all aspects of the