Transforming the Teacher in Indigenous Education

In this Ted Talk Darwin, Chris Garner talks about learning lessons from teaching in the 50s and 60s in remote Australia to help combat low attendance and graduation rates for Aboriginal children. He argues that the traditional urban philosophy that potential x effort = success needs to be changed to help increase the success of aboriginal students. After 6 years of implementation and research Garner discusses the increase that they saw in attendance and graduation by changing the formula to  potential x effort + relative to their own context = success

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bMfBeotD8gc

Module 2, Post 3

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