Deepening Understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Perspectives in the Classroom

23rd May, 2019 @ 9:00 am

Date/Time:

23/05/2019 - 24/05/2019 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Description:

This two-day workshop is designed for Year 7-10 English and HASS teachers who are interested in learning more about Indigenous Australia so they can embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives into their professional practice.

 

This workshop will provide you with opportunities to:

  • Build your understanding and deepen your knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, histories, cultures and current contexts.
  • Increase your confidence in embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives into teaching and learning in authentic ways.

 

Outline of Workshop

Day 1

  • Learning more about the uniqueness and sophistication of Australia’s Indigenous cultures
  • Focusing on history, geography, culture and policies since European contact in Australia
  • Understanding the relationship between culture and identity
  • Exploring the ongoing impact of colonisation

 

Day 2

  • Connecting Indigenous perspectives to the Australian Curriculum: English, History, Geography, HASS
  • Developing a unit of work that embeds Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives with support
  • Investigating a range of authentic education resources to use in teaching and engage students in learning

 

Target Group

Year 7-10 English and HASS teachers

 

Presenters

Australians Together: Mark Yettica-Paulson, Lisa Daly, Penny Smith
AISSA: Monica Williams

 

Cost

$495 (incl GST) per participant. Morning Tea, Lunch and materials provided.

This fee is invoiced after the event and is payable even if you don’t attend on the day/s. If notice of cancellation is received before 17/05/2019 the fee will be waived.

Parking is available in nearby streets. Please refer to AISSA 128 Greenhill Road Parking Map

For all registration enquiries please contact Rae Dawkins.

 

Registration

Please register your participation on the Australians Together Registration Page for this event

Australians Together (website)