Koorie perspectives in the Curriculum October-November 2016

As we commence the last term of the school year, there are plenty of great opportunities to incorporate Koorie perspectives into your learning and teaching program over the next couple of months. For this bulletin, we’ve added some new Victorian Curriculum links. Select the code and it will take you directly to the VC site with additional elaborations. This is not extensive by any means ...

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Koorie perspectives in the Curriculum October-November 2016

As we commence the last term of the school year, there are plenty of great opportunities to incorporate Koorie perspectives into your learning and teaching program over the next couple of months. For this bulletin, we’ve added some new Victorian Curriculum links. Select the code and it will take you directly to the VC site with additional elaborations. This is not extensive by any means ...

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Learning about the Stolen Generations: The National Sorry Day Committee Resource

Developed by the National Sorry Day Committee in 2013, Learning about the Stolen Generations: The National Sorry Day Committee Resource provides accurate and concise background information about the Stolen Generations as well as a set of age-appropriate useful classroom exercises and ideas for commemorating both National Sorry Day and the Anniversary of the Apology.

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Case studies: Early Childhood Education, Schools and Higher Education

Published in 2014, this series of case studies is themed around building respect and recognition for Koorie history and culture, across the spectrum from early childhood through to schools and higher education and training.

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Case Study: Thornbury Primary School Koorie cultural program

Thornbury Primary School, nestled in Melbourne’s northern suburbs on Wurundjeri land, is about to celebrate its 100 year anniversary. With 43 Koorie students, in a school population of 345, the school has the highest number of Koorie students in the metropolitan area, and a long history of working with both Koorie students and Koorie educators.

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IECB Success Story: Koorie Languages in Victorian Schools Program

The Victorian Koorie Languages Schools Program and pilot trial has developed from the strong and long-term desire of Koorie families and communities for language and cultural learning in education, and improved education outcomes for their children.

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IECB Submission to the Federal Government's Proposed Reforms to the Racial Discrimination Act 1975

The National Indigenous Education Consultative Bodies Network, of which VAEAI is a member, forwarded a submission to the Federal Government's Freedom of Speech (Repeal of S18C) Bill 2014, voicing its collective opposition to the exposure draft.

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VAEAI's Submission to the Federal Government's Proposed Reforms to the Racial Discrimination Act 1975

VAEAI's submission to the Federal Government's Freedom of Speech (Repeal of S18C) Bill voices its opposition to the exposure draft. The submission details VAEAI's concerns that these proposed reforms can be detrimental to the self-esteem and wellbeing of Aboriginal people, leading to poor health and education outcomes, with lifelong impacts.

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Every Day Counts - Attendance poster

This attendance poster shows you how important every hour at school is - and how being absent for just a few hours each week can quickly turn into children missing out on years of schooling!

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VAEAI Submission to the Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into the extent, benefits and potential of music education

VAEAIs submission to the Victorian Parliament’s Education and Training Committee’s Inquiry into the extent, benefits and potential of music education in Victorian schools

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