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Aboriginal Education: Secondary Schools - EDSE4052

This unit examines current social, political and economic challenges faced by Aboriginal communities and the role education plays in addressing these issues. It explores the diversity and importance of Aboriginal histories, cultures and identities to Aboriginal student success at school and the role teachers play in accurate and authentic representation of in a culturally responsive approach to curriculum and pedagogy. Pre-service teachers will also develop their understanding of how racism manifests in a school setting and become familiar with relevant anti-racism strategies, policies and legislation. This unit of study is underpinned by an acknowledgement of the importance of consultation and ongoing collaboration with Aboriginal parents, families and communities and key stakeholders in Aboriginal education.

1x1hr lecture and 1x3hr tutorial per week for 8 weeks. 1x4 hr conference in the final week

tutorial workshop (30%), resource evaluation (30%) unit of work (40%)


138 credit points including (EDSE3082 or EDSE3072 or EDHP3002) and (EDSE3073 or EDHP3003)




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

25 Feb 2019

Department/School: Education
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2019
Unit of study level: Honours
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? No
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Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Cathie Burgess
HECS Band: 1
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