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van Gelderen, Ben; Guthadjaka, Kathy – English in Australia, 2019
"Yuta Gonydjuy" ("The New Wax") is a children's story written by Kathy Guthadjaka, an Indigenous Elder from Gäwa, Elcho Island, northeast Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. Yuta Gonydjuy has been illustrated and published in both Warramiri and English via the bilingual Literature Production Centre at Galiwin'ku, in 1998.…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Indigenous Populations, Languages, Bilingualism
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Gannaway, Jessica – English in Australia, 2019
This reflection draws on a non Indigenous educators' first four years of practice in Arnhem Land, to reflect on the varying perspectives that surround Indigenous education, specifically in literacy. Tensions are described between the challenge of finding rigorous and effective literacy pedagogies, while problematising the notions of…
Descriptors: Indigenous Populations, Literacy Education, Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness
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Scarcella, Jessica; Burgess, Cathie – English in Australia, 2019
According to the NSW K-10 English Syllabus, all students should engage with 'texts that give insight into Aboriginal experiences in Australia'. Along with the inclusion of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cross Curriculum Priority, this suggests that texts in English should develop deep understanding of Aboriginal cultures, experiences…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Culturally Relevant Education, Cultural Awareness
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Bacalja, Alexander; Bliss, Lauren – English in Australia, 2019
This paper reports findings from a study investigating trends in character, historical setting, authorship and themes across Victorian Certificate of Education (VCE) text selection lists between 2010 and 2019. We address the fictionalisation and imagining of Australian history through narratives about Indigeneity and settler-colonisation. While we…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Indigenous Knowledge, Reading Material Selection
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O'Mara, Joanne; Auld, Glenn; Djabibba, Lena – English in Australia, 2019
In this paper we take on Green's (2017) orientation of the Australian Curriculum: English and consider what might it hold for the students of Australia. We set about analysing eighteen minutes of storytelling by a group of young 9-12 year old Kunibídji males from Maningrida in the far North of the Northern Territory in Australia, making this…
Descriptors: Code Switching (Language), Technological Literacy, Popular Culture, Civil Rights
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Hogarth, Melitta – English in Australia, 2019
It came as a surprise to me, after an extensive Google search and reading of numerous policies, that English, and more specifically Standard Australian English, is not the official language of Australia (ACARA, 2016c; Lo Bianco, 1987). There are examples cited by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) (1999) that state, 'English is regarded as…
Descriptors: Standard Spoken Usage, English, Language Variation, Foreign Countries
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Manuel, Jackie; Dutton, Janet; Carter, Don – English in Australia, 2019
This paper reports on selected findings from a research study with 211 secondary school English teachers in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. A questionnaire was utilised to gather evidence of teachers' perspectives on teaching, including the continued salience of their initial motivations for entering the teaching profession and their career…
Descriptors: English Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Occupational Aspiration, Teacher Motivation
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Roberts, Arlene – English in Australia, 2019
This article draws on Foucault's work on subjectivity (Foucault, 2000), which has been furthered by Keddie and Niesche's (2017) interpretation of Foucault's work on ethics to explore English leaders' work in two government high schools in Victoria, Australia. A review of the educational literature shows that Foucauldian research in the UK…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Leadership, High School Teachers, Ethics
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McDonald, Sarah – English in Australia, 2019
Boys have long been positioned as marginalised participants in the education system, where categorical notions of boys as failing and girls as achieving persist. These ideas have played out strongly in western societies in the areas of literacy and reading, with a convergence of boys and literacy 'crises'. While it has been documented that some…
Descriptors: Males, Literacy, Masculinity, Web Sites
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Owen, Ceridwen – English in Australia, 2019
Neoliberal approaches to education policy have led to increases in teacher and student accountability, a preference for evidence-informed measurable outcomes and the standardisation of teaching and learning. Judgements of quality teaching and teacher practice are increasingly focused narrowly on students' testable knowledge and skills. This is…
Descriptors: English Teachers, Beginning Teachers, Academic Standards, Educational Change
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Gannon, Susanne – English in Australia, 2019
While there have been various investigations into the impact of standardised testing in Australian schools over the decade since the introduction of NAPLAN testing, few of these have focused on the extended writing component in particular or on the experiences of secondary English teachers. These teachers are of interest because, despite…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, National Competency Tests, Literacy, Numeracy
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Reeves, Sam Simpson; Exley, Beryl; Dillon-Wallace, Julie – English in Australia, 2018
Since 2008, secondary school English teachers have been at the receiving end of contradictory advice on how to best prepare their students for the literacy component of the National Assessment Program--Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN). On the one hand, Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority (ACARA) asserts that the 'best…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, English Teachers, National Competency Tests
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Griffiths, Pauline – English in Australia, 2018
The ancient literary form of commonplace books offers rich possibilities to students and teachers of English in Australian schools in the 21st century. By briefly tracing early uses of commonplace books and examining contemporary approaches to the teaching of writing, this paper re-imagines the 15th century commonplace book as a personal learning…
Descriptors: Self Concept, English Instruction, Foreign Countries, Books
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Bibbens, Timothy – English in Australia, 2018
This paper provides a description of practice outlining changes made to English assessment structures for the purpose of facilitating improved teaching and learning. These changes, which included marking, feedback, reporting, and the evaluation of the efficacy of teaching, were implemented across Years 7 to 10 English classes in an independent…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, English Instruction, National Curriculum, Foreign Countries
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Dutton, Janet; Rushton, Kathy – English in Australia, 2018
English teachers often feel blamed for low results on high-stakes standardised literacy tests such as Australia's National Assessment Program--Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN). Faced with pressure for their students to produce high scores, teachers can react by making changes to both content and strategies which result in a narrowing of curriculum…
Descriptors: English Teachers, Creative Thinking, Foreign Countries, Drama
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