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Jackson-Barret, Elizabeth M.; Gower, Graeme; Price, Anne E.; Herrington, Jan – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2019
Over the past decade Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies and perspectives have been mandated across the Australian national curriculum and all teachers are now required to demonstrate strategies for teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and have a broad knowledge of Aboriginal histories, cultures and languages. This…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Educational Opportunities, Foreign Countries, National Curriculum
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Beutel, Denise A.; Tangen, Donna – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
The diversity of student populations globally is increasing more rapidly than the diversity of the teaching workforce. Concerns are that beginning teachers are ill-prepared to meet the needs of the diversity of students in their classrooms. This lack of preparedness has been partially attributed to inadequate preparation within teacher education…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Cultural Awareness, Teacher Education Programs, Cultural Pluralism
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Vass, Greg – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Arising from the author's experiences as a high school teacher, and now teacher educator and education researcher, this article is motivated by concerns to do with 'good' schooling practices in connection with Indigenous education in Australia. More specifically, the paper critically considers the enduring and worrying influences of 'Aboriginal…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Indigenous Populations, Culturally Relevant Education, Politics of Education
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Jackson-Barret, Elizabeth M.; Lee-Hammond, Libby – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
Djarlgarra Koolunger (Canning River kids) is a culturally centred outdoor learning project referred to as 'On Country Learning' or OCL. The project explores Aboriginal connectedness to the spiritual, social, cultural, environmental and geographic dimensions of particular outdoor spaces. This allows Indigenous and non- Indigenous students and their…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Indigenous Populations, Comparative Analysis, Outdoor Education
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Flores H., Irma A.; Mena, Nancy Palacios – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2018
This article focuses on the analysis of the pedagogical component of ethno-educational experiences developed in different departments of Colombia. A qualitative methodology that integrated a systemic explanatory analysis model was chosen for this study together with a content analysis of these experiences from a systemic point of view, in order to…
Descriptors: Cultural Awareness, Cultural Maintenance, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries