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Indigenous Education

"Aboriginal education is not only the appropriate education of Aboriginal students but also must involve the education of all Australian students about Indigenous Australia. Participation and outcomes of Aboriginal students will improve when Indigenous cultures, history and contemporary issues are integral to the curriculum for all students." (NSW AECG Inc. 1995)

Indigenous Education Articles and Polices

Indigenous Education Australian Education Review Pre- Service Teacher Preparation
Quest for equity in Indigenous education Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Education Action Plan Australian Journal of Indigenous Education  
Success in remote schools

Educating Aboriginal Children - Issues, Policy and History


ASA Teacher Resources
Indigenous Education Qld   Remote Indigenous Education Indigenous Higher Education  
ACARA - National Report 2009 School attendance and retention Indigenous Schooling
Outcomes for Indigenous children Literacy and numeracy learning: What works for young Indigenous students? Educating Aboriginal Children
Aboriginal Perspectives Positive learning environments Perspectives across the Curriculum
Educational Contexts Our Land Our Stories APTA Indigenous Education
Bibliography for Aboriginal Studies Health Literacy and Aboriginal Education: Canadian comparisons and the implications for Australian teacher education Closing the Gap in Indigenous Disadvantage
UQ - Aboriginal & TSI Studies Unit Rural and Remote School Education: A Survey for the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commision Common mistakes in teaching Aboriginal Studies
Aboriginal literacy rates Barriers to Aboriginal education Indigenous Education Resources
Indigenous Education Portal Parents as partners in Indigenous children's learning Benchmarks for Indigenous documents

Recommended Readings on Indigenous Education in Australia

Online Articles:

Conference Papers:

  • Delvin. M., James. R. 2006. Partnerships, Pathways and Policies- Improving Indigenous Education Outcomes. Paper presented at the Second Annual Indigenous Higher Education Conference, 19-16 September 2006. Perth.
  • Hughes, P & More, A J 1997, 'Aboriginal Ways of Learning and Learning Styles', Annual Conference of the Australian Association for Research in Education, Brisbane, Queensland.
  • Scott, J. (1999). Indigenous education rights and school absenteeism. Paper presented at the AARE-NZARE Conference.
  • McGinty, S. 2002. Community Capacity Building. Paper presented at the Australian Association for Research in Education Conference (AARE).
  • McGinty, S.2003. Sharing Success: An Indigenous Perspective. Paper presented at the Second National Australian Indigenous Education Conference July 2002,Townsville

  • Tripcony, Penny. 2000. Englishes and literacies: Presentation to the ACTA/QATESOL Conference, Brisbane, 6 July, 2000

  • AARE Conference Papers

  • Books & Periodicals:

  • AISSA. 2005, Learning Together: Creating a Culturally Inclusive Curriculum, AISSA, Adelaide
  • Cranston. J. 2008. Indigenous education strategic directions 2008-2011. Queensland
  • Heitmeyer, D., Nilan. P, & O'Brien.A. 1996. The Feasibility of Radical Change in Aboriginal Curricula and Pedagogy. Curriculum Perspectives, 10(1), 13-24.
  • Kronemann, M. 2007. Education is the key: an education future for Indigenous communities in the Northern Territory. Australian Education Union. Victoria

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