This week’s news cycle (at least in Queensland and New South Wales) has been filled with the Andrew Johns racism saga. It is alleged that Andrew Johns, the assistant coach of the New South Wales State of Origin team, told a player that he needed to stop Greg Inglis (from the Queensland team) by saying … Continue reading Racism: Do you know how to have the conversation?
Here is another selection for the other resource for the non-institutionally-affiliated-student or Life-Long Learner. The Australian Critical Race & Whiteness Studies Association examines Whiteness in an Australian context, exploring the racialised nature of our country. They hold regular conferences with a regular journal published that you can access from the website.
These notes are to accompany a lecture given on 31st August, 2009 for pre-service education students enrolled in EDB007 Culture Studies: Indigenous Education (mid-semester) at Queensland University of Technology. This post can be conjunction with the slides on slideshare.net/leesawatego So far in this semester, students have explored concepts such as standpoint, epistemologies, the power & … Continue reading Knowledge & World Views in the Critical Classroom: A journey of on-going inquiry
Michael at Brisbane Invasion Day 2009 march. He asked me “Mum, all the people who celebrate Australia Day, don’t they know about the Aborigines?” Mick Dodson, Australian of the Year 2009 in his acceptance speech told how he believed that 26th of January should not be Australia Day. Linda Burney, in an interview with … Continue reading An Aboriginal perspective on Australia Day
This teacher’s education resource was produced by the Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane to accompany the touring visual arts exhibition, cantchant by Aboriginal artist Vernon Ah Kee. cantchant was also part of the Once Removed exhibition at the Venice Bienale in 2009. You can download a copy of the teacher’s education resource here.