Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education: An introduction for the teaching profession

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education: An introduction for the teaching profession Edited Book

  • Author(s): Price, K.
  • Published: 2012
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Abstract: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education: An Introduction for the Teaching Profession prepares students for the classroom and community environments they will encounter when teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in urban, rural and remote schools at early childhood, primary and secondary levels. The book addresses many issues and challenges faced by teacher education students and assists them to understand the deeper social, cultural and historical context of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education. This is a unique textbook written by a team of highly regarded Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academics. Each chapter opens with an engaging anecdote from the author, connecting learning to real-world issues. This is also the first textbook to address Torres Strait Islander education. Written in an engaging and accessible style, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education is an essential resource for teacher education students."--publisher website. Contents 1. A brief history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education in Australia / Kaye Price 2. The solen generations: what does this mean for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people today? / John Williams-Mozley 3. Delivering the promise: empowering teachers to empower students / Jeannie Herbert 4. Your professional experience and becoming professioanl about working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and communities / Christine Evans 5. The 'silent apartheid' as the practioner's blindspot / Mark Rose 6. Better: A Torres Strait Islander's story of the struggle for a better education / Martin Nakata 7. Maths as storytelling: maths is beautiful / Christopher Matthews 8. Information and communication technologies in the classroom: implications and considerations / Peter Radoll 9. Language and literacy / Jacky Troy 10. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies in the classroom / Kaye Price 11. Engaging indigenous students: the important relationship between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and their teachers / Peter Buckskin

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Price, K., 2012, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education: An introduction for the teaching profession, Edited Book, viewed 28 October 2020, https://www.nintione.com.au/?p=5533.

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