Going Deeper with Texts

Learning Focus
Aboriginal Education
Start Date
30 Jul, 2024
Enrol by
23 Jul, 2024
Program Description

At last, there are quality texts by Tasmanian Aboriginal authors that you can use to add an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspective in your classroom! This session will look closely at three texts:

Sea Country by Aunty Patsy Cameron, luwa tara, luwa waypa by Dave Gough and Born into This by Adam Thompson.

In deepening your understanding of these texts, you will feel confident to use them with your students.

Program Outcomes

Participants will:

  • Have a deeper understanding of Tasmanian Aboriginal texts and how they work
  • Discover ways to use them in the classroom
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,
  • Standard 5 – Assess, provide feedback and report on student learning


  • 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.

Term 1 (2024)

  • Tuesday 5 March 2024

Term 3 (2024)

  • Tuesday 30 July 2024