Koori Kids in School A (Special Course) (EDUP4072)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study aims to develop skills and knowledge that will enable students to address the many issues that face Indigenous students in the school environment. The unit focuses on the application of Aboriginal Studies in primary education and builds on the knowledge and skills gained in EDUP2006 Indigenous Australian Education. It is structured so that students, through lectures and workshops throughout Semester 1, are prepared to undertake their Practicum at a primary school with a significant cohort of Indigenous students and an Aboriginal Education Officer (AEO). Students will be guided in the application of more extensive consultative mechanisms with Aboriginal communities, organisations and individuals.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/wk for 10 wks

Assessment

1000wd Indigenous Histories - People and Events report and PowerPoint presentation (30%) and Quality Teaching for Indigenous Students essay (30%) and NAIDOC or Reconciliation Week lesson plans (3 lesson plans in preparation for practicum) (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

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Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units

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