Leading Aboriginal Education –Relationships, Partnerships and Growth is a course designed for principals and aspiring principals, leading the implementation of Aboriginal Education in school communities. Participants will reflect on the importance of explicit leadership to support the implementation of the existing Aboriginal Education Policy 2008 NSW Department of Education and Communities (DEC) in the context of various and relevant NSW and federal government policies. There will be an exploration of the different ways to meet the challenges often associated with the implementation of whole school change with a focus on the importance of relationships and partnerships. Our presenters, who are highly experienced in varied leadership roles in the DEC, will explore practical examples of ways to build cultural knowledge and understanding in schools and will assist participants to develop an action plan within the 6 domains of the National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Education Action Plan 2010 - 2014.
Completing a Leading Aboriginal Education in Your School course will contribute 5 hours of NESA Registered PD addressing 1.4.2, 2.4.2, 3.7.2, 6.2.2, 7.2.2, 7.3.2 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.
Principals and aspiring principals and teachers leading the implementation of Aboriginal Education in school communities.
There will be a range of plenary, small group and workshop delivery modes.