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Deepening understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives in the classroom.

Description

This two-day workshop is for Primary years classroom teachers and Middle/Senior years English and HASS teachers wanting to embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives into their professional practice.

This workshop will provide you with opportunities to:

  • Deepen your understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, histories, cultures and current context
  • Increase your confidence in embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives into teaching and learning in authentic ways

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Outline of Workshop

Day 1 - Learn about:

  • The uniqueness and sophistication of Australia’s Indigenous cultures
  • History, geography, culture and policies since European contact in Australia
  • The relationship between culture and identity
  • The ongoing impact of colonisation

Day 2 - Curriculum planning:

  • Connect Indigenous perspectives to the Australian Curriculum and/or state curriculum
  • Be supported to develop a unit of work embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives
  • Investigate a range of authentic education resources

This workshop specifically addresses the Australian Curriculum Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cross-curriculum priority and AITSL Teacher Standard 2.4 and 3.4.

Cost:

$495 (incl GST) per participant. Morning tea, lunch and materials provided.

Locations and dates

Adelaide: 23-24 May 2019
Venue: AISSA, 128 Greenhill Road, Unley
Register here.

Brisbane: 2-3 July 2019 (Week 1 of holiday break)
Venue: ISQ Professional Learning Centre, Level 5, 500 Queen Street, Brisbane
Register here.

Perth: 19-20 August 2019
Venue: Hyatt Regency, 99 Adelaide Tce, Perth
Register here.

Sydney: 2-3 September 2019
Venue: TBA
Register here.

Melbourne: 10-11 September 2019
Venue: Independent Schools Victoria, 24-40 Rosslyn Street, West Melbourne
Register here.


For more information contact Australians Together
08 7073 6499  |  education@australianstogether.org.au


Interactive Toolkit

Build your understanding and deepen your knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, histories, cultures and current contexts.
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