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ERIC Number: EJ842647
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2009-Feb
Pages: 8
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 1
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0005-3503
Bunuba-Walmajarri: Land, Language and Culture
Oscar, June; Anderson, Kim
Babel, v43 n2 p20-27 Feb 2009
Many educators in Australian schools are becoming aware of the need to address the imbalance in the content of humanities or integrated studies curriculum in relation to indigenous perspectives within primary and secondary schools. Over the past few years, attempts have been made by various state and national educational bodies to create programmes and curriculum documentation to focus on this area. This paper accounts the journey that Wesley College has taken to address this imbalance in the curriculum through collaboration with Australia's indigenous people from the Bunuba and Walmajarri tribes of the Kimberley region.
Australian Federation of Modern Language Teachers Associations. Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Sydney, NSW 2006, Australia. Tel: +61-29351-2022; e-mail: president@afmlta.asn.au; e-mail: editor@afmlta.asn.au; Web site: http://www.afmlta.asn.au
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Australia