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Vass, Greg; Lowe, Kevin; Burgess, Cathie; Harrison, Neil; Moodie, Nikki – Australian Educational Researcher, 2019
The import of professional learning in support of quality teaching is well established. Moreover, demonstrating active engagement with ongoing professional learning is now a requirement of maintaining teacher accreditation. For example, within an education policy climate that monitors the achievements of Indigenous learners closely, the evaluation…
Descriptors: Educational Experience, Indigenous Populations, Educational Quality, Faculty Development
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Lowe, Kevin; Harrison, Neil; Tennent, Christine; Guenther, John; Vass, Greg; Moodie, Nikki – Australian Educational Researcher, 2019
School systems and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders have long acknowledged the levels of social, cultural and epistemic conflict that has historically existed between teachers and schools, and Aboriginal students, families and their local communities. This relationship is both symptomatic and causal of the broader and highly complex field of…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Pacific Islanders, Educational Environment, Cultural Differences
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Burgess, Cathie; Tennent, Christine; Vass, Greg; Guenther, John; Lowe, Kevin; Moodie, Nikki – Australian Educational Researcher, 2019
This review analyses studies that identify pedagogies to support, engage and improve Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student outcomes. Some studies focus on pedagogies to support and engage, while others describe pedagogies that are designed to improve engagement, attendance and academic skills. The role of context emerges as a key theme,…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Outcomes of Education, Indigenous Populations, Pacific Islanders
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Guenther, John; Lowe, Kevin; Burgess, Catherine; Vass, Greg; Moodie, Nikki – Australian Educational Researcher, 2019
Education for Australian First Nations students living in remote communities has long been seen as an intractable problem. Ten years of concerted effort under Closing the Gap and related policy initiatives has done little to change outcomes beyond small, incremental improvements. Programmes and strategies promising much have come and gone, and…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Indigenous Populations, Rural Education, Foreign Countries
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Moodie, Nikki; Maxwell, Jacinta; Rudolph, Sophie – Australian Educational Researcher, 2019
We present results of a systematic review of empirical research on racism and the schooling experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, focussing on research published from 1989 to 2016. Our review is part of a series of systematic literature reviews on Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education in Australia. It attends to…
Descriptors: Racial Bias, Foreign Countries, Pacific Islanders, Ethnic Groups
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Lowe, Kevin; Tennent, Christine; Guenther, John; Harrison, Neil; Burgess, Cathie; Moodie, Nikki; Vass, Greg – Australian Educational Researcher, 2019
The 'Aboriginal Voices' project is a consortium of researchers invested in seeking long-term solutions to the many and varied issues that have been identified as factors contributing to the underachievement of Indigenous students in education across Australia. The Aboriginal Voices systematic review project established an agreed methodology and…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Underachievement, Program Descriptions, Educational Research