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Published: 30 June 2016

300 Pages


ISBN: 9780190303204

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Learning and Teaching in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Education

Third Edition

Neil Harrison and Juanita Sellwood

  • Continues to be the market leading text on indigenous education in Australia
  • Accessible and provides a good foundation in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
  • Illustrated with real life stories, cases, letters, interviews and accounts from indigenous students, educators, the indigenous community and pre-service teachers
  • Covers both primary and secondary school and includes more focus on secondary students needs, issues and subject areas in the third edition
  • The text is full of case studies, examples and a range of voices from students, pre-service teachers, indigenous community members and personal stories about being displaced by the Stolen Generation and the impact of colonial settlement on the people of the Torres Strait.
  • Strong content on community partnerships and working with indigenous communities. Discussion of how schools work with local communities with case studies and examples illustrating this in practice
  • Practical strategies, classroom tips and questions and activities to engage students in the content and help pre service teachers see how they can implement practical strategies in both primary and secondary classrooms. Focuses on Teaching and Learning not a historical and cultural overview
  • Covers rural, urban and remote contexts

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