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MacGill, Bindi – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2012
Since 2001 there has been an increase in migration patterns by Indigenous families from remote communities to urban and semi-rural locations. Indigenous student emigration from remote Indigenous schools to urban and semi-rural schools is an emerging crisis as there are routinely inadequate service providers for Indigenous emigres. Migration away…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Community Education, Ethics, Migration Patterns
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Hall, Lisa – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2012
High turnover of teachers in remote Indigenous community schools in the Northern Territory has long been considered a significant contributing factor to low academic outcomes for students in those communities. The average length of stay for a non-Indigenous teacher in a remote school can more easily be measured in months than years. This…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, Community Schools, Sustainability
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Mackinlay, Elizabeth; Barney, Katelyn – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2012
This article explores the shift in terminology that occurred in a 2-year Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC)-funded curriculum renewal project that set out to broadly explore current teaching and learning practice in Indigenous Australian studies (www.teaching4change.edu.au). While we started with the term "Problem-Based…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Program Descriptions, Teaching Methods
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Bradley, John – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2012
In this article I discuss the way Problem-Based Learning (PBL) and reflexivity is employed in a university environment to address the question of how we can most successfully transfer knowledge about the presumed Other into our own cultural space without reducing, fragmenting, and exoticising complex knowledge systems. My goal is to stimulate in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Ethnic Studies, Reflection
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Andersen, Clair – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2012
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Australian schools continue to have poor education and health outcomes, and the introduction of a new national curriculum may assist in redressing this situation. This curriculum emphasises recommendations which have been circulating in the sector over many years, to require teacher education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, National Curriculum, Preservice Teacher Education
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Kutay, Cat; Mooney, Janet; Riley, Lynette; Howard-Wagner, Deirdre – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2012
This article explores a project at the Koori Centre, University of Sydney, funded by the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC) in 2011, titled "Indigenous On-Line Cultural Teaching and Sharing". One of the team members (Kutay) was also a project team member on the ALTC-funded project "Exploring PBL in Indigenous Australian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Indigenous Knowledge, Cultural Education
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Robertson, Carmen – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2012
This article explores the concepts advanced from the Australian Learning and Teaching Council (ALTC)-funded project, "Exploring Problem-Based Learning pedagogy as transformative education in Indigenous Australian Studies". As an Indigenous art historian teaching at a mainstream university in Canada, I am constantly reflecting on how to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Canada Natives, Interdisciplinary Approach, Courses
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Gunstone, Andrew – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2012
There is often a disparity in Indigenous Affairs between many documents, such as policies, reports and legislation, and outcomes. This article explores this difference through analysing the policy area of Indigenous education during the period of 1991 to 2000. I examine three key documents relating to Indigenous education. These are the…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Attendance, Access to Education, Educational Attainment
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Vass, Greg – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2012
It is the aim of this article to provoke debate and encourage greater scrutiny regarding the use and meaning of the expression "Indigenous education" within the discursive practices, research and policy in Australian education. Drawing on Hall's (2007) development of ideas from Foucault that give rise to "Indigenous education"…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, Educational Policy, Language Usage
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McCollow, John – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2012
This article examines a controversial initiative in Indigenous education: the establishment of the Cape York Aboriginal Australian Academy (CYAAA). The article provides a brief description of the Academy's three campuses and their communities and considers: the circumstances of its creation, including the role of Noel Pearson and Cape York…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Educational Change, Foreign Countries, Campuses
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Hook, Genine – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2012
This article explores student and teacher engagement with Australian Indigenous Studies. In this article I identify key themes in the film "September" (2007) that demonstrate how the film can be used as a catalyst for student learning and discussion. Critical whiteness theory provides a framework to explore three themes, the invisibility…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Social Justice, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Countries
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Ewing, Bronwyn – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2012
This article focuses on the funds of knowledge that are mathematical in nature and how they might be used to support parents and children with their learning of mathematics that is taught and learned in the early years of school. Funds of knowledges are those that have been historically and culturally accumulated into a body of knowledge and…
Descriptors: Cultural Background, Well Being, Pilot Projects, Learning Processes
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Harrison, Neil; Murray, Belinda – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2012
This project has been developed on Darug country, Sydney to examine how pre-service and beginning teachers can work with Aboriginal people in their local urban community. These teachers often want to know how to approach an Aboriginal "community", how they can ask Aboriginal people for information in order to include it in their…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Teaching Methods, Beginning Teachers, Teacher Collaboration
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Jahnke, Huia Tomlins – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2012
This article describes an intervention strategy, initiated under the New Zealand Government's tribal partnership scheme, which promotes a culture-based/place-based approach to education in mainstream schools and early childhood centres in one tribal region. Through place-based education children are immersed in local heritage, including language…
Descriptors: Intervention, Teaching Methods, Foreign Countries, Tribes
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Plater, Suzanne – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2012
In 2008, almost 40% of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled in the Graduate Diploma in Indigenous Health Promotion at The University of Sydney failed to complete the course. Although this was not considered unusual when compared to previous years, the decision was made to investigate why so many students struggled to meet the…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Health Promotion, Stakeholders, Semi Structured Interviews
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