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09th February 2019 230 High St, Maitland NESA approved
$255 pp

Cost: Whole day training $255 pp (includes catered lunch), Session one $ 140pp, Session two $110pp. (for one session only contact contact@speakingincolour.com.au)

Session One: This course has been designed to provide an understanding of the historical impacts and complexities surrounding Aboriginal people and culture.

Participants are taken through a journey covering topics such as:

  • Who are the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people?
  • What was Traditional lifestyle like? What evidence is around, including resources to explore further?
  • Rebutting the early Colonial myths
  • Historical timeline game.
  • Where to now? Exploring the current political climate
  • Exploring the cultural revival movements and their role in 21st century educational institutions.
  • This session concludes with a look at various educational resources and support available for Educators.

Session two: Aboriginal weaving

This is a practical based session, designed to provide an understanding of Aboriginal weaving, the purpose, process and various techniques.

This session is an opportunity to participate in a cultural experience while reflecting and discussing the mornings content. This session will give provide insight and better understanding of Aboriginal cultural practices. Participants will have the opportunity to make a Wearable art work and small bowl.

FOR THE EDUCATORS ATTENDING: Completing Cultural Capacity Training will contribute 6 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 1.3.2, 2.4.2, & 6.3.2 & 1.1.2, 2.2.2 & 6.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintain Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW

Session Two only: Completing Interwoven (Aboriginal Weaving) training will contribute 3hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 1.1.2, 2.2.2 & 6.4.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.

Note: Confirmation of booking can be made register via contact@spoeakingincolour.com.au with a valid Purchase order number.

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