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This subject explores the wide range of learning opportunities provided by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and organisations.
This subject introduces students to the theoretical and practical aspects of teaching and learning about Indigenous issues in the community. By getting out of the lecture theatre and visiting Melbourne schools, community organisations and services that provide educational experiences for Indigenous and non-Indigenous people, students will have the opportunity to learn how Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians are changing the nature of education.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this subject, students should be able to:
- Develop an increased understanding of the role Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, communities and organisations can play in Indigenous education
- Develop a deeper understanding of how wider community organisations can contribute to Indigenous education.
- Develop relationships with community organisations that provide Indigenous educational experiences
- Develop a personal understanding of the skills necessary to communicate respectfully with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and organisations in educational contexts.
Last updated: 15 February 2024