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EDC2200 First Nations Education

Short Description: First Nations Education
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Coll for Indigenous Studies, Education & Research
School or Department : Coll for Indigenous Studies, Education & Research
Student contribution band : Band 1
ASCED code : 070199 - Teacher Education not elsewher
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: Students must be enrolled in one of the following Programs: UCTE or UCTP or UCTS or BEED or BSED or BEDU or BECH or BPED

Other Requisites

Students enrolling in courses which do not follow the recommended enrolment pattern cannot be assured of a developmental learning experience or program completion within their preferred timeframe.


The purpose of this course is to provide knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education including Indigenous histories, cultures and languages and to develop appropriate competencies and skills for teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander learners, considerate of cultures, cultural identities and linguistic backgrounds. This course introduces initial pre-service educators to an understanding of themselves within this educational field; the historical, political, cultural and societal contexts of education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; provides understanding of policies and implications; informs implementation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander studies in the curriculum; develops analytical skills for resource selection and develops understanding and applications for engaging with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander school staff and Communities.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 11 February 2022