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Bedamatta, Urmishree – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2014
This article examines the role of the multilingual education (MLE) teacher in the mother tongue-based MLE program for the Juangas, a tribe in Odisha, an eastern state of India, and is part of a broader study of the MLE program in the state. For the specific purpose of this article, I have adopted Welmond's (2002) three-step process: identifying…
Descriptors: Multilingualism, Bilingual Education, Language Teachers, Foreign Countries
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Herbert, Jeannie; McInerney, Dennis M.; Fasoli, Lyn; Stephenson, Peter; Ford, Lysbeth – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2014
This article reports on the findings of an Australian Research Council (ARC) funded research project, "Building the future for Indigenous students", an investigation of the hopes and dreams for the future of over 1,000 secondary students, 733 of whom were Indigenous, living in very remote, remote, and urban locations in the Northern…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Minority Group Students, Qualitative Research
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Hendrick, Antonia; Britton, Katherine Frances; Hoffman, Julie; Kickett, Marion – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2014
This article details reflections of an interdisciplinary team of educators working with groups of health sciences students in preparing them for working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The first-year common core unit discussed here is one attempt to equip future health practitioners with skills and knowledges to work adequately…
Descriptors: Interdisciplinary Approach, Health Sciences, Cultural Awareness, College Students
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Labone, Elizabeth; Cavanagh, Patrick; Long, Janette – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2014
For more than 3 decades governments and education systems have struggled to address the gaps in educational outcomes between Indigenous and non-Indigenous students. Over the past 10 years it has become increasingly apparent that central to redressing these gaps is the development of teachers who are able to effectively engage with Indigenous…
Descriptors: Teacher Competencies, Indigenous Populations, Foreign Countries, Achievement Gap
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Taylor, Raegina – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2014
This article describes how five pre-service teachers at similar stages of completion in their course at an Australian university responded to case studies on Indigenous education topics such as government policies, developing relationships, and teacher attitudes in the final assessment of a core unit of study. With the intent of encouraging…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Case Studies, Indigenous Populations, Culturally Relevant Education
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Johnson, Genevieve Marie; Oliver, Rhonda – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2014
The uptake of small screen technology by adolescents is widespread, particularly in industrial nations. Whether the same is true for Australian Aboriginal youth is less clear as there is a dearth of research in this regard. Therefore, in this exploratory study the use of small screen technology by Indigenous students was examined. Twenty-four…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Technology Uses in Education, Adolescents, Indigenous Populations
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Nakata, Martin; Nakata, Vicky; Keech, Sarah; Bolt, Reuben – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2014
The challenges of finding more productive ways of teaching and learning in Australian Indigenous Studies have been a key focal point for the Australian Indigenous Studies Learning and Teaching Network. This article contributes to this discussion by drawing attention to new possibilities for teaching and learning practices amid the priority being…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Majors (Students), Teacher Education, Teaching Methods
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Mackinlay, Elizabeth; Barney, Katelyn – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2014
This article explores the implementation of PEARL (Political, Embodied, Active, and Reflective Learning) in two courses at The University of Queensland: a first-year introductory Indigenous Studies course and a second year Indigenous Education course. We draw on findings from a 2-year (2010-2011) Office for Learning and Teaching (then ALTC) funded…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Knowledge, Indigenous Populations, Introductory Courses
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Norman, Heidi – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2014
As undergraduate curriculum is increasingly required to meet a range of intellectual, professional practice and personal learning outcomes, what purpose does Australian Aboriginal Studies have in curriculum? Most Australian universities are currently in the process of developing institution-wide approaches to Indigenous Australian content in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Knowledge, Indigenous Populations, Undergraduate Study
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Barney, Katelyn – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2014
This article takes the form of an interview with Sandy O'Sullivan, who is a partner on the Australian Indigenous Studies Learning and Teaching Network, about key issues that have arisen through Network discussions. She is a Wiradjuri woman and a Senior Aboriginal researcher at the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education. O'Sullivan…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Knowledge, Indigenous Populations, Postsecondary Education
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Carlson, Bronwyn; Berglund, Jeff; Harris, Michelle; Poata-Smith, Evan Te Ahu – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2014
Universities in Australia are expanding their Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies programs to include Indigenous populations from around the globe. This is also the case for the Indigenous Studies Unit at the University of Wollongong (UOW). Although systems of nomenclature in Indigenous Studies seek to be respectful of difference, the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Higher Education, Global Approach
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Guenther, John – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2013
For quite some time the achievements of students in remote Australian schools have been lamented. There is not necessarily anything new about the relative difference between the results of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in remote communities and their counterparts in urban, regional and rural schools across Australia. However, in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, Pacific Islanders, Rural Schools
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Warren, Elizabeth; Quine, Janine – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2013
Due to the high turnover of teaching staff in remote schools, the long-term sustainability of educational initiatives that enhance Indigenous student's learning is a major concern. This article presents a study of a remote Indigenous school (Ischool) situated in Queensland. Ischool has changed its approach to leadership, particularly the…
Descriptors: Holistic Approach, Indigenous Populations, Rural Schools, Labor Turnover
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Osborne, Sam – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2013
In the remote schooling context, much recent media attention has been directed to issues of poor attendance, low attainment rates of minimal benchmarks in literacy and numeracy, poor retention and the virtual absence of transitions from school to work. The Australian government's recent "Gonski review" ("Review of Funding for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Rural Areas, Accountability, Underachievement
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Isogai, Andrea; McCarthy, Daniel D.; Gardner, Holly L.; Karagatzides, Jim D.; Vandenberg, Skye; Barbeau, Christine; Charania, Nadia; Edwards, Vicky; Cowan, Don; Tsuji, Leonard J. S. – Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 2013
Northern First Nations in Canada have experienced environmental change throughout history, adapting to these changes based on personal experience interacting with their environment. Community members of Fort Albany First Nation of northern Ontario, Canada, have voiced their concern that their youths' connection to the land is diminishing, making…
Descriptors: Canada Natives, Indigenous Populations, Indigenous Knowledge, Intergenerational Programs
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