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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education
An Introduction for the Teaching Profession

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Kaye Price, John Williams-Mozley, Jeannie Herbert, Christine Evans, Mark Rose, Martin Nakata, Christopher Matthews, Peter Radoll, Jaky Troy, Peter Buckskin
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  • Date Published: September 2012
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9781107685895

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  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education: An Introduction for the Teaching Profession prepares students for the classroom and community environments they will encounter when teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in urban, rural and remote schools at early childhood, primary and secondary levels. The book addresses many issues and challenges faced by teacher education students and assists them to understand the deeper social, cultural and historical context of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education. This is a unique textbook written by a team of highly regarded Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academics. Each chapter opens with an engaging anecdote from the author, connecting learning to real-world issues. This is also the first textbook to address Torres Strait Islander education. Written in an engaging and accessible style, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education is an essential resource for teacher education students.

    • The book is written by a team of highly regarded Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander educators and researchers
    • Each chapter opens with an engaging anecdote from the author, connecting learning to real-world issues
    • Covers a wide range of environments - early childhood, primary and secondary - as well as urban, rural and remote schools
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    • Date Published: September 2012
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9781107685895
    • length: 216 pages
    • dimensions: 250 x 175 x 12 mm
    • weight: 0.44kg
    • contains: 7 b/w illus.
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    Introduction
    1. A history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education in Australia Kaye Price
    2. The stolen generations: what does this mean for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and young people today? John Williams-Mozley
    3. Delivering the promise: empowering teachers to empower students Jeannie Herbert
    4. Your professional experience and becoming professional about working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and communities Christine Evans
    5. The silent apartheid as the practitioner's blindspot Mark Rose
    6. Better: a Torres Strait Islander's story of the struggle for a better education Martin Nakata
    7. Maths as storytelling – maths is beautiful Christopher Matthews
    8. Information and communication technologies in the classroom: implications and considerations Peter Radoll
    9. Teaching Australian languages in Australian schools Jaky Troy
    10. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies in the classroom Kaye Price
    11. Engaging indigenous students: the important relationship between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and their teachers Peter Buckskin.

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  • Editor

    Kaye Price, University of Southern Queensland
    Dr Kaye Price is an Aboriginal woman from Tasmania, currently working at the Centre for Australian Indigenous Knowledges. She holds a Bachelor of Education, Masters of Education and a Doctor of Philosophy. During 2010 she was the Aboriginal education project officer with the Australian Curriculum, Assessment and Reporting Authority.

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    Kaye Price, John Williams-Mozley, Jeannie Herbert, Christine Evans, Mark Rose, Martin Nakata, Christopher Matthews, Peter Radoll, Jaky Troy, Peter Buckskin

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