Recent Australian education reform has resulted in qualified teachers recognising that they are inadequately prepared to teach content within the area of Indigenous education. The knowledge and theoretical understanding imparted in teacher education programs over the past decades did not prepare educators to embed Indigenous content across all years and areas of the curriculum. Today, pre-teachers in Australian universities are assessed on their ability to deliver content that is relevant to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and peoples in our contemporary world, to varying degrees.
|Title of host publication||Promising Practices in Indigenous Teacher Education|
|Editors||Paul Whitinui, Maria del Carmen Rodriguez de France, Onowa Mclvor|
|Place of Publication||Singapore|
|Number of pages||13|
|Publication status||Published - 2017|
Rogers, J. (2017). Teaching the teachers: Re-educating Australian teachers in indigenous education. In P. Whitinui, M. del Carmen Rodriguez de France, & O. Mclvor (Eds.), Promising Practices in Indigenous Teacher Education (pp. 27-39). Singapore: Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-6400-5_3