Listening differently: an exploration of grey literature about Aboriginal teacher education in the Top End of the Northern Territory

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Author: Bat, Melodie; Shore, Sue


This paper was initiated as part of a project undertaken in Arnhem Land, inspired by a range of conversations with Yolnu women and men who reflected on their experiences as Yolnu educators working in Northern Territory schools, mostly on or near their own country. In the initial stages the conversations were aimed at understanding the ways in which Yolnu people enter, progress and complete an initial teacher education (ITE) qualification. As the project proceeded it became clear that these ways of doing teacher education differed markedly from the individual achievement approach...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Teaching and learning; Indigenous people; Communities of practice

Keywords: Teaching method; Teacher training; Remote; Cultural awareness

Geographic subjects: Northern Territory; Australia; Oceania

Published: Haymarket, New South Wales: MATSITI, Charles Darwin University, 2012

Physical description: 24 p.

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ISBN: 9781921576942

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 129.530

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