Indigenous Education Resources  

They may be suited to either/both Indigenous Education or Indigenous Studies. They may be used in multiple curriculum areas. Resources cover all areas from Dreamtime stories to specific Careers advice, Indigenous readers to film guides, statistics to WebQuests. Listed individual resources are suitable for teacher use with all education levels unless specifically indicated otherwise.

http://www.aussieeducator.org.au/resources/archived/indigenousresources.html

Lin & Don Donn  

These are activity and project ideas for kids and teachers to use in your classroom. These activities can be adjusted for any grade. We hope you'll find some ideas you can use.

Mabo - The Native Title Revolution

Twelve Canoes

The Canning Stock Route 

First Australians

Who Peopled the Pacific?

Aboriginal Education

Pemulwuy

Before the Modern Australian Nation

Indigenous Rights and Freedoms

Aboriginal Art

Boomerangs

Aboriginal Clipart

Free Lesson Plans

Bureau of Meteorology – Indigenous Weather Knowledge  

Learn more about the Indigenous Weather Knowledge (IWK) website and the Bureau of Meteorology's commitment to strengthening respectful and collaborative relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.


http://www.bom.gov.au/iwk/

Crackerjack Education  

Crackerjack Education aims to be the channel between Ancient traditional knowledge and the education systems of the world. Showcasing open, honest and awe-inspiring stories from Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people across this great country, Crackerjack Education will change the face of Ancient Indigenous knowledge. A subscription to the Crackerjack website provides you with unlimited access to a huge selection of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teaching resources, with lessons full of cultural videos and songs, online activities, and Aboriginal Dreaming stories perfect for primary school students!

https://www.crackerjackeducation.com.au

Indigenous STEM project CSIRO 

The Indigenous STEM Education Project aims to increase participation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). Targeting primary and middle school students in remote Indigenous communities, this program uses on-country projects as the context for learning science linked to Indigenous ecological knowledge.

https://www.csiro.au/en/Education/Programs/Indigenous-STEM

Aboriginal Perspectives Across the Curriculum APAC  

APAC is a project that aims to broaden and deepen students' and teachers' understanding of Aboriginal cultures and ways of being.

http://det.wa.edu.au/aboriginaleducation/apac/detcms/portal/

Aboriginal Languages  

These programs enable Aboriginal communities to preserve, teach and use their local Aboriginal language. Learning an Aboriginal language provides an opportunity for Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal students to better understand local Aboriginal culture and help build identity, self-esteem and resilience among Aboriginal students.

https://education.nsw.gov.au/teaching-and-learning/aec/language-culture-and-communities

Aboriginal Studies NSW

A variety of teaching resources under culturally relevant themes.

https://gibberagongeec.nsw.edu.au/professional-learning/teaching-resources

Healing Foundation  

The Healing Foundation’s Stolen Generations Resource Kit for Teachers and Students has been created to educate young people about the Stolen Generations. It makes it easy for school communities to start the conversation and inform classroom discussions using facts, real examples and stories.


https://healingfoundation.org.au/schools


https://www.healingfoundation.org.au//app/uploads/2017/05/Bringing-Them-Home-20-years-on-FINAL-SCREEN-1.pdf

Human Rights Commission  

The Australian Human Rights Commission provides education and training which seeks to build a universal culture of human rights. Sharing human rights education resources for teachers linked to the national curriculum.

https://www.humanrights.gov.au/education

Australian National University

Living Knowledge: Indigenous Knowledge in science education, a web site featuring a case study on Indigenous knowledge and online resources for teachers, students, researchers & interested others. School and community-based workshops, academic and general papers/publications as well as a PhD thesis.

http://livingknowledge.anu.edu.au/index.htm

Reconciliation Australia  

Narragunnawali supports schools and early learning services in Australia to develop environments that foster a higher level of knowledge and pride in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and contributions.

https://www.narragunnawali.org.au


https://www.narragunnawali.org.au/professional-learning

Queensland Curriculum and Assessment authority  

This section of this website provides information on the QCAA strategies, resources, projects and initiatives that focus on increasing awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives and improving outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Queensland schools.


https://www.qcaa.qld.edu.au/about/k-12-policies/aboriginal-torres-strait-islander-perspectives



Reconciliation Australia

At its heart, reconciliation is about strengthening relationships between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and non-Indigenous peoples, for the benefit of all Australians.


http://www.recognise.org.au/index.html


https://www.reconciliation.org.au/what-is-reconciliation


http://www.reconciliationsa.org.au/for-schools/education-packs


http://shareourpride.reconciliation.org.au


http://www.schoolsreconciliationchallenge.org.au/culturally-competent-teaching

SBS Television  

The activities in this resource have been designed to complement the many SBS Indigenous series. Throughout the resources, suggested tasks have been created to provide teachers and students with the opportunity and confidence to research aspects of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures.

http://www.sbs.com.au/firstaustralians


https://www.sbs.com.au/learn/firstcontact


https://www.sbs.com.au/learn/servantorslave

School Curriculum and Standards Authority WA  

Aboriginal histories and cultures are fundamental to the development of Australian identity and the formation of contemporary Australian society and as such are a focus of these courses. They explore the relationship of First Peoples with the environment, culture, resilience, heritage and cultural identity in an Australian context and from an intercultural perspective.

https://senior-secondary.scsa.wa.edu.au/syllabus-and-support-materials/humanities-and-social-sciences/aboriginal-and-intercultural-studies

The Australian Council for Educational Resource  

The promotion of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures as a cross-curriculum priority in the Australian Curriculum provides both a challenge and an opportunity for teachers.

https://www.teachermagazine.com.au/articles/teacher-resources-indigenous-language-materials

TES - formerly Times Educational Supplement 

TES is an education business supporting teachers and schools to use technology and services to make life easier in the teaching of knowledges.


https://www.tes.com/en-au/teaching-resources/hub/secondary/aboriginal-studies


What Works – The Work Program  

The What Works program is designed to assist schools to plan to better meet the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students.

http://www.whatworks.edu.au/dbAction.do?cmd=homePage

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