The importance of Imagined Communities

Dr Sandra Phillips, currently at the Creative Industries faculty at Queensland University of Technology, writes and researches in the areas of literature and publishing, Indigenous literature and the field of Indigenous Studies. In the Convictions and Connections: Australian Theatre Forum 2011 presentation below,

Indigenous Science in P-3 Project with CSIRO

Earlier in the year I headed off to the launch of a partnership between the CSIRO, as part of their Indigenous Engagement Strategy and Education Queensland – P-3 Indigenous Science project. Teachers are trained to deliver Indigenous perspectives in their science curriculum for the early years. Here are my images from the evening. As part … Continue reading Indigenous Science in P-3 Project with CSIRO

Indigenous Studies Research Network

The Indigenous Studies Research Network at Queensland University of Technology publish the International Journal of Critical Indigenous Studies. With authors from around the world, this resources is a must for your own professional development. All issues are currently available free as downloadable pdf.

Sharing culture the Yolgnu Way

The third of our Easter holiday Indigenous education resource producer series – checkout Sharing Culture. Qld based, but Yolngu culture, this deadly family produce CD-Roms for literacy, art, language, culture learning. These look great – and are very reasonably priced too!

ACT Schools teaching Aboriginal landcare knowledge

This article this morning announced that all ACT schools with be teaching Ngunnawa landcare knowledge. Wow! What a fantastic initiative. The biggest hurdles I would anticipate would be ensuring that schools are provided with the budget to ensure that Ngunnawa teachers are paid appropriate wages and ensuring that there are enough teachers to be able … Continue reading ACT Schools teaching Aboriginal landcare knowledge