Koori Kids in School B (Special Course) (EDUP4073)

UNIT OF STUDY

This unit of study will build on the knowledge gained in Koori Kids in School A. The focus of this unit will be to further develop skills in preparation for their final practicum (internship) at a primary school with a significant cohort of indigenous students and an Aboriginal Education Officer (AEO). Students will participate in workshops given by Department of Education and Training personnel concerning Indigenous education within districts throughout NSW. This unit of study will deepen the understanding of contemporary and traditional Indigenous Australian culture, skills and knowledge and how this affects learning through practical engagement with Indigenous students, educators and communities.

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Further unit of study information

Classes

1x2-hr seminar/wk for 9 wks

Assessment

1000wd role of the Aboriginal Education Officer report and PowerPoint presentation (30%) and 1000wd role of the District Office report (30%) and 1500wd excursion resource (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

144 credit points including 72 credit points of Primary Curriculum and Professional Studies units and EDUP4072

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