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Tag Archives: Indigenous education

Teaching with Indigenous resources

The Ration Shed

Teaching Aboriginal studies is especially difficult if you are non-Aboriginal. Very little in your education or experience has prepared you for an in-depth knowledge of Aboriginal peoples and cultures. Much of your knowledge about Aboriginal people is too often derived from popular myths or from a media which sensationalises, distorts or omits Aboriginal issues.

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Extraordinary learning in ordinary places

Kabi Kabi educator Lyndon Davis with River School kids at their creek

Schools across Australia are opening their halls, classrooms and sports fields to visiting experts, mobile entertainers, and even travelling circus acts. Educational benefits of school events are plentiful, but an exciting visit on their ‘home’ turf also creates a sense of shared experience that students will remember.

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