Yumi (pronounced You-Me) is a term from Torres Strait Creole. In this context, Yumi identifies a collective of people, united by a common purpose. It signifies unity and promotes synergy.
Tagai State College prides itself on delivering the highest standard of teaching and learning within a context that reflects the aspirations of the Torres Strait Nation.
The term used to describe our unique fusion of academic rigour, identity, culture, history and community is Yumi Education.
Navigating Yumi to a Successful Future, by embracing our unique identity of the Torres Strait, to achieve a world class standard of education.
Tagai State College guarantees the highest standards of teaching and learning to achieve the aspirations of the Torres Strait Nation.
Yumi Education at Waybeni Koey Ngurpay Mudh (Thursday Island Secondary Campus) is provided through an extensive subject range, incorporating state-based academic studies with contextually relevant learning. Students are challenged and extended to become proud of the unique identity of the Torres Strait and confident in a global society.
Our commitment to providing a Yumi Education is articulated through, and measured against, the College’s Learner Guarantee.
Tagai State College will delivery a twenty-first century education that guarantees every student will become a proud, strong citizen of the Torres Strait Nation to achieve:
- university entry
- a VET pathway