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In this upcoming course participants will learn important strategies for teaching students with an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background in an understanding and appropriate manner.

At the end of this course participants will be better prepared to build activities that reflect and value Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, languages, knowledge and cultures.

Addressed Standards:

BOSTES: 1.4.2, 2.4.2 & 5.2.2

Australian Professional Standards for Teachers:  1.4, 2.4, & 5.2

This course contributes to 1.5 professional development hours.

Target Audience:

Relief Teachers

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About the Presenter

Dr David Rhodes is a Senior Lecturer in the Faculty of Regional Professional Studies at Edith Cowan University, in Western Australia. He was previously Deputy Principal at Kormilda College, a day and boarding school in Darwin in Australia's Northern Territory, which educated both local mainstream students and Indigenous students from isolated remote communities across Northern Australia.

David completed his Doctorate through the Faculty of Education and Social Work at the University of Sydney, and has previously worked as a Lecturer with the School of Education at the Charles Darwin University in Northern Australia. 

He is involved in pre-service teacher education, and has a particular interest in Indigenous education. He has worked with Indigenous pre-service teachers in remote communities and has worked as a full-time secondary school teacher in New South Wales. His research broadly focuses on social justice issues in education, including Indigenous education, sexuality, inclusivity and the celebration of diversity in schools.

Status: Offline

Duration: 5 Weeks

Students: 35

Price: $20