Teaching and Learning: Aboriginal Contexts (KCDE2202)


The major focus of this unit is an analysis of why and how Aboriginal Studies and Perspectives are taught K-12; followed by an investigation of what is taught across K-12 syllabuses. A major focus is selection of appropriate resources. The underpinning of Aboriginal Studies is an understanding of the school community environment; profiles of stakeholders involved; and Aboriginal community engagement in the development of Aboriginal Studies.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information


Block Mode


reflective response (10%) and school analysis (20%) and critical resource analysis (30%) and Indigenous community engagement in unit of work (40%)

Faculty/department permission required?


Unit of study rules



Additional Information

Available only to students enrolled in the Diploma in Education (Aboriginal)

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.