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Helping teachers to inspire learning

Teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures professional learning

Delivered via Zoom


Two 90-minute sessions over 2 days for 3 hours total:

Tue 19 and 26 Oct, 3.30–5pm
Wed 17 and 24 Nov, 3.30–5pm



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 These hands-on sessions explore pedagogical approaches and practical techniques to engage students with historical content and develop their skills.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.

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 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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