This unit explores the relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous, histories perspectives and cultures. It encourages you to develop an ethical position grounded in critical reflection which will enable you to identify and challenge racial and social injustices in education and more broadly through practice and pedagogy.
The unit has four foci which are integrated: history, culture, curriculum, and pedagogy. It considers these foci as they relate to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, non-Indigenous peoples, educators, administrators, and policy makers. In doing so, it provides you with both a theoretical and practical grounding from which to develop your skills as a transformative educator capable of fostering restorative justice and reconciliation both within and through education.
|Unit name||Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Culturally Inclusive Curriculum and Pedagogy|
|College/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Education
|Coordinator||Doctor David Hicks|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Launceston||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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- Identify and discuss the cultural and institutional issues that impact on the capacity and willingness of non-Indigenous people to extend educational justice to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and peoples.
- Identify, critically analyse and select local and national teaching and learning resources, and pedagogies, to foster and develop all students’ knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives, history and engagement in education.
- Demonstrate evidence of an ethical teaching practice that is effective in realising the goals of restorative justice, in order to achieve educational justice and Reconciliation for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and non-Indigenous students.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2||Domestic Full Fee|
- Available as a Commonwealth Supported Place
- HECS-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility3
- FEE-HELP is available on this unit, depending on your eligibility4
1 Please refer here more information on student contribution amounts.
2 Information on eligibility and Approved Pathway courses can be found here
3 Please refer here for eligibility for HECS-HELP
4 Please refer here for eligibility for FEE-HELP
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
PrerequisitesESH102 OR EAL102 OR EDU102
|Assessment||(25%)| (40%)| (35%)|
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.
|Links||Booktopia textbook finder|
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