School Of Education

Aboriginal & Culturally Responsive PedagogiesWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 102085.2


Student Contribution Band: 1

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Shirley Gilbert

102087 Secondary Curriculum 1A OR 102090 Secondary Curriculum 2A

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in 1714 Master of Teaching (Secondary) and must have successfully completed 40 credit points from within the Master of Teaching.

Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Summer A (Nov 2020-Feb 2021)  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*
2021 Autumn  Yes  Penrith Campus - DAY  See Coordinator above   Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
From 2020 students should note that core units are now taught in semesters rather than half yearly sessions. In this unit students will be introduced to research, perspectives and practices associated with successful and culturally appropriate curriculum and pedagogy for teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander adolescent students. The unit is informed by current research practices, policy developments and curriculum deliverables that require culturally appropriate, responsive, respectful and informed teaching and learning practices that will benefit all education participants. Students will gain knowledge, insight, skills and appreciation of the importance and implications of consultation, negotiation and two-way partnerships with local Aboriginal communities and schools. It will also focus on empowering students to effectively reflect on all aspects of inquiry-based teaching with respect to Aboriginal perspectives and the delivery of lessons and effective support to all secondary students.

1714.1Master of Teaching (Secondary)CONTINUING
1714.2Master of Teaching (Secondary)CONTINUING
1714.3Master of Teaching (Secondary)CONTINUING
1714.4Master of Teaching (Secondary)CURRENT
1715.1Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Secondary) (exit only)CONTINUING
1715.2Graduate Diploma in Educational Studies (Secondary) (exit only)CURRENT
1716.1Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Secondary) (exit only)CONTINUING
1716.2Graduate Certificate in Educational Studies (Secondary) (exit only)CURRENT
1848.1Master of Teaching (Secondary) STEMCURRENT
1859.1Master of Educational Studies (exit only)CONTINUING
1859.2Master of Educational Studies (exit only)CONTINUING
1859.3Master of Educational Studies (exit only)CURRENT

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