Country is a classroom

Learning Focus
Aboriginal Education
Start Date
22 Oct, 2024
Enrol by
15 Oct, 2024
Program Description

Country is a Classroom reinforces the importance of connecting to, and learning from, Country through a Palawa lens. It integrates place-based education principles into your pedagogical approach, enabling you to create dynamic, culturally responsive learning environments.

Program Outcomes

Participants will emerge with enhanced skills in designing experiential learning activities, fostering Community engagement, and promoting a deeper understanding of the interconnectedness between curriculum content and local contexts as key learning outcomes.

Australian Professional Standards


  • Standard 1 – Know students and how they learn
  • Standard 2 – Know content and how to teach it
  • Standard 3 – Plan for and implement effective teaching and learning,
  • Standard 4 – Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments


  • Leading teaching and learning
  • Developing self and others
  • Leading improvement, innovation and change
  • Engaging and working with the community
Location, Date & Time

1-hour session being delivered online.

Online session – 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

The link to the meeting platform will be sent to participants prior to the sessions.

  • Monday 6 May 2024
  • Tuesday 22 October 2024