Located at Pickataramoor on Melville Island, Tiwi College is an exciting and dynamic secondary boarding school initiated and governed by the Tiwi people to provide quality education for the young Tiwi.
Pickataramoor is approximately 60kms away from the closest community. Tiwi College IS the community of Pickertaramoor.
“Tiwi College is a community for learning. It provides quality education that supports the highest aspirations of young Tiwi people and their families.”
Tiwi College is a weekly boarding facility where students are accommodated in Family Group Homes. The college caters for holistic learning; helping the young Tiwi become “work ready”.
The college is owned and operated by the Tiwi people. The policy making body is the Tiwi Education Board, consisting of ten Tiwi leaders, both men and women. This initiative is the fulfillment of a dream for the Tiwi Islands to have their own College.
For more information please visit – www.tiwicollege.com