Be a part of the change

AITSL is seeking your views on how teachers and leaders in schools across Australia can be supported to enhance their Indigenous cultural competency.

Get involved by sharing your response to the focus questions in the discussion paper by upload, email or post – see details below. The focus questions unpack four areas for discussion, and are based on consultation to date (see about the work (PDF, 918KB) for more information).

Closing date for submissions extended: AITSL will accept submissions until 9.00 am AEDT Monday 4 January 2021.

The four areas of discussion are:


What does a culturally competent teaching workforce (including teachers, school leaders, and schools) look like?

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What does a teacher/school leader need to be culturally competent? What will it take?

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What does cultural safety look like in schools?​

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What might be some of the challenges or barriers we face in developing a culturally competent teaching workforce?

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