Building Teacher's Cultural Capacity &
Indigenous perspectives in Literacy and Numeracy

Looking for fun and innovative ways to incorporate more authentic Indigenous perspectives into your everyday lessons. This course supports and will help you build upon your own cultural understandings and capacity to develop a greater awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander history and culture to help promote a deeper awareness around the reconciliation process. 

By part taking in this course you will develop a deeper understanding of mandatory policies (ABoriginal Education Policy), priorities and curriculum outcomes and expectations in regards to building a school culture that embeds Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander  perspectives into curriculum programs across literacy and numeracy.  

By completing ‘BUILDING TEACHER’S CULTURAL CAPACITY & INDIGENOUS PERSPECTIVES IN LITERACY AND NUMERACY’ teachers will receive 5 hours of NSW Education Standards Authority (NESA) 

Registered PD which will address 1.4.2, 2.4.2, 2.5.2 and 6.2.2. 

MEET OUR PRESENTERS

BRONWYN COCHRANE

A proud Gamilaraay woman from north west NSW. Bronwyn is the founder and CEO of TIPIAC. With over 20 years teaching experience in remote, rural and urban settings. Bronwyn has worked with educators to help them create ways of embedding Indigenous perspectives into their daily lessons, she mentored honour students in their 4th year of Global Challenges science degree at Monash University Melbourne and she has worked with Catholic diocese to embed Indigenous culture and history into curriculum programs. Bronwyn is a literacy consultant who focuses on innovative ways to include Indigenous perspectives into the English curriculum.  With her background knowledge and passion for education and her love of her history and culture makes her perfect person to help you build your own cultural capabilities to include authentic Indigenous perspectives into your teaching programs.

HELEN COONEY

Helen has 45 years’ experience in the Education system across remote, rural and urban settings. Helen has worked as a classroom teacher, a subject coordinator, an executive school team member, Assistant Principal, Principal, Literacy/Numeracy Consultant, Special Programs Consultant and K-12 Consultant. Helen has a passion and interest in working towards improving outcomes and improving the profile for Indigenous students in the education arena. Helen’s experience and expertise working in the area of indigenous education contributes to TIPIAC’s goal to support schools to build their own cultural capabilities and to include Indigenous perspectives into all teaching programs.  

 

 

 

 

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TAKING BOOKINGS NOW

We are now taking bookings for Term 4 2020 and Terms 1 & 2 2021. If you are interested in having us come to your school to present this professional development course please email us below.

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