Classroom Issues for Koori Kids (EDMT5002)

UNIT OF STUDY

This special interest unit focuses on key elements of Aboriginal education. In particular the unit addresses the areas of policy, classroom practice and the role of the Aboriginal Community in our schools. It firmly emphasises the importance of consultation and ongoing liaison with communities and assists students in identifying key stakeholders in Indigenous education. This unit will also examine the NSW Department of Education and Communities (DEC) Aboriginal Education and Training Policy (2008) and discuss how its implementation will improve the educational outcomes for all students.

Further unit of study information

Classes

4x3-hr workshops

Assessment

2000wd essay (100%)

Faculty/department permission required?

Yes

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.

Cross-institutional study

If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.