Guiding principles for developing Indigenous cultural competency in Australian universities

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Universities Australia
Indigenous Higher Education Advisory Council (Australia) (IHEAC)


In 2009 Universities Australia, in collaboration with the Indigenous Higher Education Advisory Council (IHEAC), obtained support and grant funding from the Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations (DEEWR) to undertake a two year project on Indigenous cultural competency in Australian universities. The aim of the project was to provide the Australian higher education sector with a best practice framework comprising the theoretical and practical tools necessary to embed Indigenous cultural competency at the institutional level to provide encouraging and supportive...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Higher education; Indigenous people; Providers of education and training; Culture and society; Management; Quality

Keywords: Indigenous education; University; Cultural awareness; Best practice; Institutional administration; Institutional role

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Universities Australia, 2011

Physical description: 32 p.

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Related items: TD/TNC 107.715; TD/TNC 107.725

Resource type: Paper

Document number: TD/TNC 107.716

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