The unit will develop the students' understandings and practices around effective pedagogies for Indigenous learners. Through this unit, students will engage with the historical and contemporary policies, practices and programs that have shaped the current status of Indigenous education in Australia. Students will demonstrate an understanding of the application of these knowledges and skills in the negotiation of the diverse and complex partnerships that exist within the school/educational communities. The unit builds upon the existing knowledges students have developed in Australian Indigenous studies, curriculum and education units.
Prescribed Text -ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER EDUCATION AN INTRODUCTION FOR THE TEACHING PROFESSION
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education addresses key issues and challenges faced by teacher education...