Introduction to Torres Strait Islander culture, history and dance
Come and join Torres Strait Islander, Elder Uncle Eddie Peters, for an insight into Torres Strait Islander culture through an exploration of dance, history and language. Be prepared to immerse yourself in this practical session and then have time to consider applications to your work with children.
Links to Australian Professional Standards for Teachers
1.4 Strategies for teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students
Design and implement effective teaching strategies that are responsive to the local community and cultural setting, linguistic background and histories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.
2.4 Understand and respect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to promote reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians