About the authors Preface Acknowledgements List of figures and tables Introduction: Curriculum alignment and professional standards for teachers 1 Cultural competence and cultural responsiveness in schools 2 Understanding who your students are 3 Managing and setting expectations for relationships and behaviour 4 Intended curriculum, standards, literacy and numeracy 5 Culturally responsive teaching and learning strategies 6 Assessment, feedback and reporting 7 Challenges of teaching students in remote contexts 8 Conclusion: Learning to teach in a culturally responsive way Bibliography Index
THELMA PERSO is an honorary fellow with the Menzies School of Health Research. She has over 30 years' experience as both a classroom teacher and in educational positions and has worked extensively in the area of culturally responsive frameworks and pedagogies. PROFESSOR COLLEEN HAYWARD is head of Kurongkurl Katitjin, Edith Cowan University's Centre for Indigenous Education and Research and is Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Equity and Indigenous). She has many years' experience in health, education and training and is a senior Noongar woman with extensive family links throughout the south-west of Western Australia.
'Teaching Indigenous Students should be essential reading for all educators. This book will challenge the mind and stir the spirit of the practitioner and will help forge a new future for the teaching of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. A seminal piece of work.' - Professor Mark Rose, Executive Director of Indigenous Strategy and Education, La Trobe University. 'This is a quality piece of work that will contribute to a more informed Australian teaching workforce and more happier and successful Indigenous learners.' - Professor Peter Buckskin PSM FACE, Dean, Indigenous Scholarship, Engagement and Research, University of South Australia