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Helping teachers to inspire learning

Teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures professional learning

Delivered via Zoom

Dates

Takes place over two 90-minute sessions for 3 hours total.

Wed 25 Nov and 2 Dec 2020, 3.30–5pm
Mon 7 Dec and Wed 9 Dec 2020, 3.30–5pm

Cost

$20

We can also accommodate staff groups from individual schools

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The National Museum of Australia provides professional development programs for new and established teachers. These hands-on sessions explore pedagogical approaches and practical techniques to engage students with historical content and develop their skills.

We also offer professional learning courses online. All our courses are accredited with TQI and NESA.

Want to build confidence in teaching complex aspects of Australian history?

Attend our accredited professional development program to explore content of the Australian Curriculum and cross-curriculum priorities.

Three hours of accredited professional development

Learn new ways of teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures through interrogation and analysis of objects and digital primary sources.

Object handling and inquiry learning create entry points for students to explore the narratives of history, allowing them to engage with new concepts and multiple perspectives.

Experience how the power of objects can demonstrate the commonalities between diverse peoples and provide a bridge to understanding. Experiment with classroom techniques and strategies that empower students and deepen connectivity and relevance.

Completing Teaching Indigenous History and Culture will contribute three hours of New South Wales Education Standards Authority (NESA) registered professional development addressing 2.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW. It also contributes three hours of ACT Teacher Quality Institute (TQI) registered professional learning.

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The Museum offers a variety of other programs on Australian Curriculum content areas.

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