Indigenous education

Teaching and leadership for the twenty-first century
Indigenous students in a classroom of a remote school in Yirara
Music class in a remote school

We are committed to:

  • to a rights-based approach to the provision of education services to Indigenous Peoples
  • building the capacity of non-Indigenous educators to work in partnership with Indigenous education experts to improve education outcomes for all Australians
  • educating you to meet the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers in knowledge and skills for working effectively with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
  • educating you to understand and respect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures in the spirit of reconciliation
  • encouraging and supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island people to become teachers, researchers, and leaders in the mainstream education systems of Australia
  • working in partnership with schools and communities to provide opportunities for your placements.

Indigenous education and leadership units

Teaching, leaders and educational administration

The Indigenous Education and Leadership team develops and teaches these units. The team’s members are:

Further information