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First Peoples education support

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Tailored support to help you succeed

The Gordon is committed to helping First Peoples students achieve their full potential in education, training and employment.

  • The First Peoples Education Support team, located in the Kitjarra Centre, offer support, mentoring and connection to services and support including tutoring. Outreach activities and relationships with families and community are instrumental in the consistent rise in number of First Peoples students at the Institute.
  • Additional literacy, numeracy, digital literacy and wellbeing support is available at The Gordon. Students can contact any of the  wellbeing and support services directly or can speak with a Koorie Support Officer to arrange an  appointment.

For more information, please contact a Koorie Support Officer (Kaleb or Kiralee) or reach out directly to one of the wellbeing support services at The Gordon.



Kaleb Owen 

Phone: 0478268291      Email:

Kiralee Hogema 

Phone: 0422442727     Email:



Kitjarra wurrun-ngeen (‘Kitjarra Centre’)
Celebrating culture
Community resources
Financial Support and Scholarships
Reconciliation Action Plan
Specialised Training


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