laurabwilliamsdesigns

In Uncategorized on April 2, 2013 at 10:23 am

What an amazing lady.

Lateral Love

Amy Levai Memorial Fund

                Creator: Deb Edwards
                Close at Sunday, 30 March 2014

AMY LEVAI (nee O’Donoghue) was the first Aboriginal teacher to be trained and permitted to teach in South Australia. Amy completed her Early Childhood Certificate for kindergarten in 1950 and then spent three years as the Kindergarten Director at Mt Margaret Mission in Western Australia. In 1950, Amy applied to attend the Adelaide Teachers College, but was rejected.  She was told “we do not have Aboriginal people in teacher training”.  That knock back and the subsequent ones to come, made Amy more determined and she continued to “pester” the South Australian Education Department until she was finally accepted in 1957.  Amy taught in many schools around South Australia including Parkside Primary School, Williamstown Primary School, Eden Hills Primary School, Kaurna Plains Aboriginal School, and her beloved North Adelaide Primary School where she taught for 14 years.  Amy was a…

View original post 474 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

The Daily Think

Laura Quick's book The Quick Guide To Parenting is available to order on Amazon. A perfect gift for parents.

ILLUSTRATION AGE

THE ULTIMATE RESOURCE FOR ILLUSTRATORS

Little Wolf

Art Blog of Maryanna Hoggatt

Why? Because Science.

Combating Stupidity Since 2012

Bones Don't Lie

Current News in Mortuary Archaeology and Bioarchaeology

Violent metaphors

Thoughts from the intersection of science, pseudoscience, and conflict.

Ryan Bolton.

Writer. Photographer. Bearded.

The Daily Post

The Art and Craft of Blogging

Post it Notes from my Idiot Boss

delivered directly to my computer monitor on an all too regular basis...

Listful Thinking

Listless: Lacking zest or vivacity

THE SURFING PIZZA

essays, nostalgia, humor, and weirdness

Leadership Freak

Empowering Leaders 300 Words at a Time

Richard Wiseman

Quirky mind stuff

%d bloggers like this: