News And Media
The Australian – If I were PM? These two have their speeches ready
On the eve of their trip to Canberra to meet the Prime Minister, AIEF scholars Riarna and Jerome told The Australian what they would do if they were the nation's first Indigenous Prime Minister.
Wed 5 Mar 2014
The Australian – Schools scheme a major success
In this opinion piece, Andrew Penfold explains how AIEF achieves outstanding results for Indigenous students at minimal cost by partnering with leading schools and providing scholarships to students who are enthusiastic about getting a great education.
Wed 5 Mar 2014
The Australian Women's Weekly – Chance of a lifetime
Five outstanding young women pursuing quality education and careers with the support of AIEF share their stories in the March issue of the Australian Women’s Weekly – pick up a copy to read the full story.
Thu 27 Feb 2014
The Australian – Swire helps Indigenous kids make the grade
The Australian reports on the announcement of Swire's new $1 million, six-year partnership with AIEF. This partnership will enable more Indigenous students to access quality education, and Swire will engage in the AIEF Pathways Program to provide pathways and support for AIEF Scholarship Students making the transition from school to employment or education.
Mon 17 Feb 2014
AIEF Mentor Program grows in 2014
The AIEF Mentor Program aims to create a structured and trusting one-on-one relationship between a student and an experienced, professional individual who shares knowledge and offers guidance and support about life and career options. Students and mentors meet once a month in face-to-face sessions as well as at group activities with a more social focus.
Mon 17 Feb 2014
SAP donates prize money to AIEF
SAP ANZ presented AIEF with a cheque for 20,000 euros – the prize money SAP ANZ received to donate to the charity of their choice as winners of SAP’s ‘Dancing with the Stars’ competition in January.
Fri 14 Feb 2014
Renegade Collective – The Social Changeling
AIEF CEO Andrew Penfold speaks to Emily Morgan about his life, education and career journey, and how these experiences inspired him to establish AIEF five years ago.
Wed 5 Feb 2014
The Australian – Educator paves way for change
The Australian reports AIEF CEO Andrew Penfold’s appointment as a Member of the Order of Australia in the 2014 Australia Day honours list.
Mon 27 Jan 2014
The Australian – Opening education door to disadvantaged
Annie Navin outlines the work of AIEF and personal experiences of AIEF CEO Andrew Penfold that led him to start the founation.
Mon 20 Jan 2014
The Australian – Scholarships open doors to the world
The Australian profiles AIEF scholarship student Avea Sabatino and her mentor from Commonwealth Bank, Karin Setchell - one of the many success stories from the AIEF Mentor Program.
Mon 9 Dec 2013
Media Release: Warren Mundine elected new AIEF Chair
Warren Mundine has been elected Chair of AIEF following the resignation of Ann Sherry AO at a board meeting on 25 November.
Tue 26 Nov 2013
Media Release: AIEF CEO Andrew Penfold appointed to Prime Minister’s Indigenous Advisory Council
AIEF CEO Andrew Penfold comments on his appointment to the Prime Minister's Indigenous Advisory Council.
Mon 25 Nov 2013