Module 3 weblog 1 (Chantal Drolet)

 Indigenous Education

  • Aboriginal Language Education
  • Associations, Organisations & Unions
    • Includes both Aboriginal and other groups interested in developing Aboriginal education and opportunities.
  • Commonwealth
    • Includes educational and other supportive processes.

Resources available:

  • Australian Institute of Aboriginal …
    [And Torres Strait Islander Studies]
  • Dare to Lead
    ‘Dare to Lead is a Commonwealth funded national project with a focus on improving educational outcomes for Indigenous students.’ Access information, resources, professional development, research, professional readings, school initiatives and much more.

Includes Bibliographies, Books, Journals, …

  • A Model …
    [Of More Culturally Inclusive and Educationally Effective Schools]
    Downloadable document.

Links to other sites:

Usefulness for research on Indigenous knowledge, media, and community reality: 

This site offers articles and general information on aboriginal education.

  • Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, The
    ‘Is the only journal for educators devoted specifically to issues of practice, pedagogy and policy in Indigenous education in Australia. The journal has an international audience and is highly valued by its readers as a reliable source of information on Indigenous education issues.’

A teaching resource section offers strategies for Aboriginal education:

  • Aboriginal Astronomy
    ‘Australia’s indigenous peoples have a rich heritage of astronomical observation and story telling. Archaeoastronomy is an important field of research in Australia and other parts of the world. These stories are from Questacon’s book The Emu in the Sky, a collection of Aboriginal astronomy stories from all around Australia.’
  • Aboriginal Dreaming Stories
    Include The Dreaming and Dreaming Stories, Aboriginal Dreaming Stories Online, Games, Lesson ideas and Dreaming Stories in the Classroom – a lesson plan by Jackie Miers and Loraine Turner. A quite extensive collection.
  • Aboriginal Dreamtime Stories
    Listing of Aboriginal stories [with authors] compiled by a Victorian library.
  • Aboriginal Education Research & Curriculum Resources
    From the New South Wales Board of Studies, links to information regarding ACAP, numeracy, literacy and Primary Links. A number are to PDF documents. Also try the listing of sites [almost 40] from EdNa Online



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