This text is useful for learning about ways pre-service teachers have made connections with First Nations communities. It is written by a non-Indigenous pre-service teacher with assistance from a non-Indigenous academic and details how the pre-service teacher engaged with the Darug community to embed Indigenous perspectives in her teaching. It is directed at pre-service teachers who are wondering how to make connections with First Nations communities for Indigenous education, and contains insights from blogs the authors wrote during the process.
This academic article reveals some of the unintended issues that can be at work when education institutions and educators develop relationships with First Nations people and communities. It discusses discourses – ways of framing what we know – that can influence how educators and First Nations people develop relationships. It is written by a non-Indigenous researcher and is focused on Early Childhood contexts.
This website is useful for learning about strategies to engage with First Nations communities for Indigenous education. It began as research that looked at many case studies and determined successful strategies that schools and communities had used. These case studies are documented and there are many resources, for teachers and schools as well as First Nations community people, with detailed, practical suggestions.
This document is useful for learning about protocols and respectful strategies for engaging with First Nations people. It is specific to NSW however it contains general protocols that can inform actions in other locations. It is made specifically for people involved in education and has the support of the NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group.