Websites

Title: Yarra Healing

Description: The Yarra Healing website promotes the voices of local Indigenous people of Melbourne and its surrounding areas. It gives expression to their stories and to the growth of the Reconciliation movement not only in Melbourne but across the nation. For Inquiry Learning (Lesson Plans) visit the Teaching and Learning section on the Yarra Healing website.

Link: Yarra Healing

 

Title: Yarn Strong Sista

Description: Yarn Strong Sista Consultants provide support and information for educators (Pre-School to Post-Secondary) who aim to deliver an Indigenous inclusive curriculum. These programs include training, storytelling, and educational resources. Yarn Strong Sista promotes both traditional and contemporary Indigenous culture, people and values.

Link: Yarn Strong Sista

 

Title: Early language and reading skills in indigenous children in Australia

Description: Professor Margot Prior from the Department of Psychology at the University of Melbourne has been working in Aboriginal child health for over 10 years. In this program she talks about the terrible state of literacy in Aboriginal children and some of the reasons for it.

Link: Okham's Razor (13 minutes)

  

Title: Deadly Vibe

Description: The website for the magazine DeadlyVibe provides a very useful tool for teachers in the classroom. There are articles about sports, music and the arts that involve Indigenous people. The website provides downloadable, printable worksheets which allow students to practice their English comprehension, using a topic they are interested in.

The website provides teachers with activities specific to age/year level of the students. Also, these activities have been clearly designed to meet English standards within current curriculum frameworks.

Link: Deadly Vibe

 

Title: Indigenous Literacy Project

Description: The Indigenous Literacy Project (ILP) is a partnership between the Australian Book Industry and The Fred Hollows Foundation.

Link: Indigenous Literacy Project