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Why Aboriginal Studies Matters


The Aboriginal Studies Association aims to:

Promote the teaching of Aboriginal Studies and perspectives at all levels of education in New South Wales;

Foster partnerships with local Aboriginal communities and appropriate stakeholders to support the development of Aboriginal Studies at all levels;

Increase teacher and community awareness of and involvement in Aboriginal Studies at all levels of education;

Develop and support ongoing curriculum and pedagogical practices that contribute to the improvement of Aboriginal student outcomes;

Support HSC students and teachers of Aboriginal Studies; and

Provide opportunities to engage in professional and personal learning and dialogue through the ongoing development of networks and learning communities.

To read about the experience of Aboriginal Studies from a student’s perspective click here for the speech given by a 2013 student at a recent AECG Conference about the HSC Aboriginal Studies course.

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