Beyond the Classroom resources for schools, students - Education Matters

Teaching Australia’s painful shared history

Dr Tracy Woodroffe is a Lecturer and Course Coordinator in the College of Indigenous Futures, Arts & Society specialising in Education, Teaching Indigenous Learners and Indigenous Knowledge in Education at Charles Darwin University. Here she discusses how the teaching of Australia’s shared history in schools requires the teaching of analysis and the inclusion and understanding of indigenous perspectives. Read more

Dr Carly Steele, Curtin Uni

Invisible language learners

Many first nations children do not speak standard Australian english as their first language.  Education systems and educators need to recognise and respond to students language backgrounds, explains Dr Carly Steele, Lecturer and Early Career Researcher in the School of Education at Curtin University. Read more

Recognising design and creative technology talent

National creative arts competition now open!

The Bright Awards are a nation-wide creative arts competition designed specifically for high school students in years 10, 11 and 12. The Bright Awards recognise up-and-coming designers and support the future of the arts in high schools across Australia. Read more

Developing global citizens for a kinder world

Developing global citizens for a kinder world

Registered Australian charity, The 40K Foundation, has improved the English language learning outcomes and acquisition of over 16,000 children across rural Asia. It is now on a mission to bring rural Asia to classrooms across Australia. Read more