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Aboriginal cultural awareness

This course enables teachers and other members of the school staff to enhance their knowledge of local Dharug Aboriginal land practices, language and culture.

5hrs NESA Accredited professional learning

Standards 2.4.2.

2024 Course dates

Wed 20th March

Thur 4th April - cancelled.

Wed 15th May

Thursday 8th August

Book via MyPL ID: AC00703

Download the information flyer - Aboriginal Cultural Awareness

Participants will gain an understanding of the Aboriginal Education Policy and how to integrate this into their school culture and teaching and learning programs. This course includes optional kayaking on the Hawkesbury River.

Course objectives

  • Gain a deeper understanding of the local Aboriginal People, including their traditional lifestyles and the connection they have with the land
  • Gain a deeper understanding of the principles of Aboriginal land use, including vegetation management, bush tucker and the uses of Dyarubbin – the Hawkesbury River
  • Investigate ways to incorporate Aboriginal cultural understandings within school practice as per the Aboriginal Education Policy.

Course presenters

  • Aboriginal Education, Strategic Delivery Advisor -  Nirimba
  • Aboriginal Cultural Presenter/teacher
  • Brewongle EEC Staff