Every young Australian should have an understanding of Aboriginal culture and Australia's shared history.
Reconciliation Australia resources to develop a Reconciliation Action Plan for your school, workplace or community
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.
- Aboriginal Cultural Standards Framework
- Directory of Aboriginal Education resources
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.
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.
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.
Finding new ways for black and white Australians to lead together
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
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 ("strong", "best", "excellent") is a resource to support teachers in incorporating Indigenous Australian perspectives across the curriculum.
View the 3 episodes online and then take the discussion from the TV screen into the classroom with curriculum linked activities.