Indigenous Education and Society (KCDE1103)


The aim of this unit of study is to explore the diverse factors which have, and still do, impact upon Aboriginal students within education systems, with particular reference to NSW. Students will be introduced to critical historical and sociological examination, theories of socialisation, pedagogy and schooling, social construction of sameness and difference. They will also become more familiar with Indigenous histories and cultures, and the development of policies in relation to schooling and its outcomes for Indigenous people.

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personal narrative (15%) and chapter summary (20%) and presentation (30%) and report (35%)

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