Exceptional Contribution to Indigenous Student Boarding
Sponsored by Indigenous Education and Boarding Australia
Lisa Fieldhouse, Association of Independent Schools of Western Australia (AISWA) – Future Footprints, WA.
Lisa’s focus is on self-respect, respect for others and respect for value systems, but the most important for Lisa is relationships; relationships with students, family, community and the land.
Lisa makes each student feel valued and loved and goes out of her way and beyond what most people would consider ‘normal’.
Lisa makes sure all students know they are a part of the Future Footprints family. A family that reinforces the Aboriginal meaning and structure of
Roni Forrest, AISWA – Future Footprints, WA.
As Program Coordinator of the Future Footprints program over several years, Roni Forrest has made an enormous contribution to remote and regional Aboriginal boarding students in WA.
She is a passionate and
Roni supports the students through their secondary schooling education and onto training/employment or further study. This involves working with
Roni is passionate about her work, particularly in supporting students to be culturally strong in order to fit into the boarding school system and to reach graduation.