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Educational Strategies for Indigenous Students


Course Outline and Topics

Course Overview

If you aspire to work in the rewarding field of education in indigenous communities this professional development course is ideal for you. This online course is also essential training for teachers working with students from Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander backgrounds.

Education Strategies for Indigenous Students is a short online professional development course designed to give graduates the knowledge and skills required to support, contribute to and coordinate education opportunities for students, including those from Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander backgrounds.

This course addresses the inclusion of community members in school activities and emphasises the demonstration that everyone is valued in day-to-day interactions and students are supported in their development.

In this education for indigenous Australians course you will learn about positive indigenous learning environments, organisational legislation and policies, diversity, literacy and numeracy, local culture and customs, ceremonies and acknowledgement and community engagement.

On completion of this online course you will feel confident to implement positive education strategies for indigenous Australians.

Course Structure

Unit - Use educational strategies to support Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander education

  • Positive education environment
  • Organisation policies and legislation
  • Child Protection Act
  • Respecting diversity
  • Resources and activities
  • Imaginative play
  • Community engagement
  • Government publications
  • Films and videos
  • Education programs
  • Indigenous learning environment
  • Educational policy and curriculum
  • Support community engagement
  • Local culture and customs
  • Communication
  • Ceremonies and acknowledgement
  • Parents and family
  • Educational programs
  • Activities
  • Pastoral care initiatives
  • Support cultural identity
  • Cultural awareness
  • Privacy
  • Consultation
  • Information technology
  • Music, puzzles, construction
  • Games, imaginative play
  • Cooking, nature
  • Literacy and numeracy strategies
  • Linguistic competence
  • Numeracy resources
  • Hearing and sight loss
  • Cultural disconnect


Written assignments and exercises, including short-answer questions, reports/essays and projects. There are no examinations or due dates for assessment.


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Certificate Course



  • Professional development that is widely recognised and respected;
  • Improve your employment opportunities;
  • Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
  • High-quality professional development programs written by industry experts;
  • No entry requirements;
  • All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
  • Unlimited tutor support;
  • Easy to understand course content;
  • Unlimited enrolment with no expiry;
  • Certificate of Attainment/Completion issued for your CV (hard copy provided); and
  • Course may be tax deductible; see your tax advisor.
SKU: C990007 Category:

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Professional Development For:-

  • Teacher Aids
  • Educational Support Workers


  • Includes unlimited access
  • Full up-front payment only