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Teaching for reconciliation

Practical and evidence-based advice to help build teachers’ confidence in teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures

Reconciliation in education

Narragunnawali

Narragunnawali supports schools and early learning services in Australia to develop environments that foster a high level of knowledge and pride in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and contributions.

Big books for the primary classroom

Our Land, Our Stories

Developed with AIATSIS, each set of these big books explores Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, histories and cultures and comes with a teacher resource and set of cards with further activities for students to explore.

Professional learning

yOURstory

This resource is an opportunity to connect your learning story to the collective OUR story to ensure the educational success of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in our schools.

Curriculum aligned

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Curricula

An initiative of The University of Melbourne to support teachers to integrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures in their teaching.

Understanding Australia

Goondeen

National Reconciliation Week teacher resources based on the book Goondeen.

Children's books

Took the Children Away - Archie Roach

Archie Roach's famous song with the same name is accompanied by evocative and beautiful illustrations and historical photographs.

Finding our Heart - Thomas Mayor

A book about understanding Australia's past, so we can have a shared future.

Sorry Day - Coral Vass, Dub Leffler

The authors have created a powerful book, told through parallel stories set at different time periods but connected through event, emotion, impact, powerful word choice, use of colour, and visual symbolism.

Book

Culturally responsive teaching and the brain - Zaretta Hammond

Culturally responsive pedagogy has shown great promise in meeting this need, but many educators still struggle with its implementation.

In this book, Zaretta Hammond draws on cutting-edge neuroscience research to offer an innovative approach for designing and implementing brain-compatible culturally responsive instruction

Indigenous languages

Mossman State School

This Illustration of Practice captures the journey of Mossman State School in Far North Queensland to implement a local language program.

Podcast

Take it Black

A weekly current affairs podcast produced by the crew at NITV with a monthly STEM focus.

STEM

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander science elaborations

The Elaborations and accompanying Illustrations of Practice can help teachers embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures into science.

Film

In My Blood It Runs

An inspiring and moving documentary with accompanying resources suitable for Years 7 to 12.

Video

Cultural competency in the teaching workforce

Panel hosted by IndigenousX – Dr Melitta Hogarth, Mathew Lilyst and Sharon Davis.