Every young Australian should have an understanding of Aboriginal culture and Australia's shared history.

 

PALS GRANTS

PALS grants assist WA schools in developing projects that promote reconciliation in their local community. Applications for 2017 open in February and close in March.


8WAYS: ABORIGINAL PEDAGOGY

8Ways provides a framework for teachers to incorporate Indigenous pedagogies into their teaching and learning with the belief that Aboriginal perspectives are not found in Aboriginal content, but Aboriginal processes


CREATE A RAP PLAN

Reconciliation Australia resources to develop a Reconciliation Action Plan for your school, workplace or community


RACISM NO WAY

Anti-racism education resources for Australian schools developed by NSW Department of Education


ABORIGINAL PERSPECTIVES ACROSS THE CURRICULUM

APAC aims to broaden and deepen students' and teachers' understanding of Aboriginal cultures and ways of being. It provides resources such as mind maps, lesson plans and links to other information sources to assist teachers in addressing the Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander aspects of the curriculum.


FACING HISTORY AND OURSELVES

Resources including lesson plans to enhance students’ understanding of racism, intolerance, and prejudice; increase students’ ability to relate history to their own lives; and promote greater understanding of their roles and responsibilities in a democracy.


ABORIGINAL EDUCATION WA

  • Aboriginal Cultural Standards Framework
  • Directory of Aboriginal Education resources

ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER HISTORIES AND CULTURES

The Australian Curriculum highlights Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures as a cross-curriculum priority for all Australian Schools. Check out their website for an overview of the key points of this learning area.


ONE WORLD CENTRE

Online portal as well as a physical resource library located in Bayswater. One World Centre provides transformative education workshops and programs with the aim of encouraging and supporting an active and engaged citizenship.


GECKOS

Catholic Education WA developed GECKOS (Growing Enriched Cultural Knowledge in Our Schools) to provide teachers with resources to meaningfully integrate Aboriginal perspectives across the curriculum.


 LOST CONVERSATIONS

Finding new ways for black and white Australians to lead together


YAGAN BY ALEX KOPP

Yagan: Aboriginal resistance fighter and a hero of the Noongar people. Yagan and his people did not invite Europeans to settle in the Perth area in 1929, and they soon had reason to regret their coming. Yagan was a leader of their resistance. He was killed, as was his father, brother and many others. There was a war on: a war which it is time to acknowledge.

Free resource from Alex Kopp: Yagan Bloomgard Matrix


SORRY DAY

Information about Sorry Day. Sorry Day offers the community an opportunity to be involved in activities to acknowledge the impact of the policies of forcible removal on Australia's Indigenous peoples.


TACKLING RACISM IN AUSTRALIA

This unit of work explores the impact of discrimination and harassment. Students learn to identify racial discrimination, racial harassment, and racial vilification as unlawful acts which undermine safe, respectful communities.


MOORDITJ 

Moorditj ("strong", "best", "excellent") is a resource to support teachers in incorporating Indigenous Australian perspectives across the curriculum.


SBS FIRST CONTACT

View the 3 episodes online and then take the discussion from the TV screen into the classroom with curriculum linked activities.