Curriculum Planning with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander content and perspectives. Foundation – Year 6

Learning Focus
Aboriginal Education
Start Date
17 May, 2022
Enrol by
10 May, 2022
Program Description

Join us to develop learning sequences informed by principles of culturally responsive practice, backward design and curriculum mapping.

Participants will deepen understanding of their professional responsibility to teach Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives, in line with the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers 1.4 and 2.4 and the Australian Curriculum.

Culturally responsive curriculum planning ensures that local Aboriginal perspectives, histories and cultures are considered and prioritised in the classroom.

Program Outcomes

Participants will:

  • know where to find Tasmanian Aboriginal learning resources
  • understand the responsibilities of educators in teaching about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives, histories and cultures
  • develop culturally responsive teaching and learning sequences or modify a unit of work.
  • make relevant links with Australian Curriculum cross-curriculum priorities, general capabilities, and learning areas
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
  • Leading improvement, innovation and change
Location, Date & Time

1 hour session delivered online – 3:15pm – 4:15pm

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

  • Tuesday 17 May 2022