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Teachers immersed in local culture

Are you walking past hidden treasures every day? You’re not alone, most of us are!

As part of the ACT Education Directorate’s Cultural Immersion Program, groups of ACT public school teachers have been given a new view of Canberra. Read more...

Book Club

The library was buzzing with great ideas, experiences and students’ work as the northside book club started. Each term, teachers meet to share books, resources, lesson plans and experiences of how they incorporate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives and cultures into their teaching and their students’ learning. Read more...

Evatt Primary School Indigenous garden space

The Evatt Primary School community is thrilled with their new Indigenous garden and outdoor learning space. The focus of the Indigenous garden is a yarning circle, which was a cultural integrity priority for the school and completed as part of the it's Reconciliation Action Plan. Read more...

Indigenous Culture Enriches New Educator Experience

A whole day was dedicated to Cultural Integrity workshops at the New Educator Induction this week. Read more..

Bonython Art Exhibition

Explosions of colour, intricate brush strokes, wool wrapped art sticks and collaborative pieces made for an exceptional ‘Acknowledging Country’ Art Exhibition by Bonython Primary School students. Read more..

Birrigai Brings Home National Science Award

The CSIRO National Indigenous Inquiry Challenge Event is part of the CSIRO’s Indigenous Inquiry for Science Students (I²S²) program External Link. Read more..

KooriPreschool: Emphasising cultural connection and identity, strong transitions, and parent engagement

Aboriginal Artist Kristie Peters is a Wiradjuri woman and founder of Yarrudhamarra Creation visited Narrabundah Early Childhood School’s Koori Preschool group. Read More..

Dickson College launches Indigenous Language and Culture course

After two years of collaboration between a group of teachers at the BSSS, and the United Ngunnawal Elders Council, we are excited to announce that Dickson College has launched a ground-breaking exciting new course offering for students; the Indigenous Language and Culture major. Read More..

Opening the Door on Indigenous Literacy

On September 2 we recognise Indigenous Literacy Day.

The Indigenous Literacy Foundation (ILF) promotes early literacy and familiarity with books to children in their home languages and in English.

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