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EDUP2006 - Indigenous Australian Education
Faculty of Education and Social Work - 4 credit points
HECS Band seven
Domestic Fee: $2,600
International Fee: $2,940
EFTSL: 0.083333333
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Department: Faculty of Education and Social Work
Offered session(s): 1
Prerequisites: 48 credit points including 24 credit points of Primary Education Curriclum and Professional Studies units
Teacher/Coordinator: Ms Katrina Thorpe

Classes: 1x1-hr lecture/wk for 12 wks, 1x1-hr tutorial/wk for 12 wks

Assessment: tutorial presentation (20%) and resource evaluation (40%) and 1500wd essay (40%)

This unit of study examines Australia's shared history and the diversity of Indigenous cultures, communities and perspectives. The unit supports students to expand their understanding of Indigenous cultures and equips them with the knowledge to address the learning needs of Indigenous students in diverse community settings. It also highlights the significance of embedding Aboriginal content and perspectives in the curriculum for all students. It emphasises the importance of consultation and ongoing engagement with Indigenous communities and assists students in identifying key stakeholders in Indigenous education. This unit will also examine Aboriginal education policies and strategies that can be implemented to improve educational outcomes. Students will develop a knowledge and understanding of culturally inclusive teaching and learning strategies for all students.
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