RESCHEDULED Expressing Culture through stories and dance that create a unique platform for learning

Tuesday 31st August 2021

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Expressing Culture through stories and dance that create a unique platform for learning

Presented by ACE Sutherland/St George Regional Branch

This in person professional learning event will explore unique ways of passing on respect and understanding through stories and dance that will captivate teachers on many levels. The session will provide attendees with information and skills that will support teaching Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives (K-12). Theresa and Andrew will guide attendees through identifying opportunities to contact and work with local communities and how they can work with Schools  in meeting descriptors 1.4 and 2.4 from the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

There is a limit of 50 attendees at this event

*Please note, if due to Federal or State Government restrictions in person events are not able to be held, this professional learning will be delivered via Webinar

Theresa Ardler

Theresa Ardler is a Gweagal Aboriginal woman of the Eora region, Sydney her mother’s country. She grew up in her father’s country the Yuin nation Booderee National Park, Jervis Bay, ACT. Theresa’s working life has been in education. She has worked across all education systems in Australia. Theresa’s vision is to educate universities, school communities, teachers and students about the richness of Aboriginal culture and Spirituality within Australian society. As the future of Aboriginal education unfolds, Theresa seeks opportunities to work creatively and innovatively within cultural and school environments to produce genuine and meaningful cultural dialogue.

Andrew McLeod

Andrew McLeod is an Aboriginal cultural leader and a talented performer. He is the son of Bobby McLeod and like his father is an Aboriginal activist, poet, and healer. He is from Wreck Bay Village, Jervis Bay Territory and currently resides in Nowra. Andrew has had a deep passion for his culture and traditions for most of his life.  He works with teachers, students and the National Rugby League in learning different indigenous dances that promote cultural understanding.

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