Wodonga TAFE and Mungabareena Aboriginal Corporation Sign Memorandum of Understanding.
Monday, 5 July 2021
On Monday, 5 July, during NAIDOC Week, Wodonga TAFE and Mungabareena Aboriginal Corporation will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).
The MOU agrees that Wodonga TAFE and Mungabareena will work together in a formal partnership, with both parties bringing expertise, experience and leadership to achieve goals and aspirations to support Indigenous Community.
Wodonga TAFE and Mungabareena Aboriginal Corporation strive to improve and increase Indigenous access and participation in culturally appropriate education, employment, training and career pathways.
Furthermore, the MOU will facilitate and support community-led strategic planning, encouraging collaboration to achieve the best possible outcomes for the Indigenous community.
“As a key part of MAC’s forward developments and working with community for its community, this MOU, its principles and intent will play a critical role in advancing our community aspirations,” explains John Martin CEO, Mungabareena Aboriginal Corporation.
“Phil and his team at Wodonga TAFE have a true commitment to our shared vision and our team at MAC are excited to be working together under the MOU framework.”
“The MOU aligns with our Reconciliation Action Plan and our Wodonga TAFE values of Community and Collaboration.” adds Phil Patterson, CEO of Wodonga TAFE.
“We understand that Indigenous Education and perspectives are ongoing and not linear, as well as the importance of centring local viewpoints and applying learning for community benefit.”
“We play an important role in the local community to support all learners, and we are dedicated to doing so.”
To celebrate NAIDOC week and the MOU signing, Wodonga TAFE and Mungabareena will be hosting a small event on Monday 5 July at 12.30 pm. Media are invited to attend.