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Educational Strategies for Indigenous Students


Course Outline and Topics

Course Overview

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.

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.


  • Become fully trained and improve your employment opportunities;
  • Recognised by employers as professional development;
  • Study online, anywhere via our elearning system;
  • Access to high-quality courses written by industry experts;
  • Interactive simulations for many programs;
  • All course materials provided online – no textbooks to buy;
  • Unlimited tutor support;
  • Easy to understand course content;
  • Unlimited enrolment with no expiry;
  • Certificate issued for your CV (hard copy provided);
  • Tax deductible in most cases* See your tax advisor.


Payment Information

Certificate Course


SKU: C990007 Category:
  • Includes unlimited access
  • Full up-front payment only