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Joan Winch, 2003: Indigenous health workers

This clip is an excerpt from 'Joan Winch' (26 min), an episode of 'Australian biography' series 9, produced in 2003. In the clip Joan Winch - a Nyungar-Martujarra Elder, nurse, midwife, academic and educator - talks about setting up an Aboriginal health workers' program in Western Australia. She asked the community to nominate ...

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Schoolgirls and teacher in school laboratory, c1955

This is a black-and-white image from the original negative depicting a nun supervising a group of female school students who are carrying out chemistry experiments in a school laboratory. The girls are using microscopes and other scientific equipment. This image is part of the Laurie Richards Collection of commercial photographs ...

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Families and chronic illness: helping out

This clip shows young Indigenous people discussing many of the practical things they have done to care for a family member with a chronic illness. They discuss both their direct role with the family member and their broader role in supporting the whole family. This clip is one of a series in which young people talk about ...

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Families and chronic illness: school and friends

This clip shows a number of young Indigenous people discussing how being a carer has affected their schooling and general life. They talk about such things as levels of support at school, school attendance, attention levels, achievement, privacy or disclosure and social isolation. The young people also mention some of the ...

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Families and chronic illness: support

This clip shows a number of young Indigenous people discussing some of the personal support they received in their role as a family member's carer. They discuss the value of talking to someone, even though that can be difficult, and reflect upon the range of people who supported them. This clip is one of a series in which ...

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Families and chronic illness: the benefits of sport

This clip shows young Indigenous people discussing the positive effects of their involvement in a team sport over the time they have acted as the carer of a family member with a chronic illness. They describe how playing sport is an outlet from responsibilities, and how team members and coaches can provide additional emotional ...

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Families and chronic illness: family

This clip shows a group of young Indigenous people talking about the importance of the various types of family support they have received while caring for a family member with a chronic illness. They all say how vital it is for carers to use the resources of their families, who are the people closest to them. This can include ...

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Families and chronic illness: looking to the future

This clip shows young Indigenous people who either are or have been carers for family members with a chronic illness, discussing their plans for the future. Their resilience is evident as they speak of their goals, hopes and aspirations and about their experiences of, and recovery from, grief. This clip is one of a series ...

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Families and chronic illness: words of wisdom

This clip shows a group of young Indigenous people reflecting on what they have learned from caring for a family member with a chronic illness. They stress how important it is for carers to keep discussing the stresses of their role with those they trust and to ask for support when they need it. They also talk about what ...

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'Speaking from Experience': Points to consider - part 1

This clip is the first of two clips in which Linda Carter, a school counsellor, talks about points to consider when using the 'Speaking from Experience' resources. She talks about the importance of planning ahead before using the resources with students, allowing sufficient time for questions and answers afterwards, and ...

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'Speaking from Experience': Points to consider - part 2

This clip is the second of two clips in which Linda Carter, a school counsellor, talks about points to consider when using the 'Speaking from Experience' resources with students. She talks about supporting students within the class who have, or who are affected by, the illness or situation relevant to the clip. Her suggestions ...

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African American teacher and pupils at a segregated rural school in Oklahoma, 1940

This is a black-and-white photograph showing an African American female teacher with two students in a school in Creek County in the US state of Oklahoma. The photograph was taken by Russell Lee in February 1940. Part of the caption he wrote for the image reads, 'This year, despite the fact the white school received free ...

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National Safe Schools Framework: early intervention and targeted support

This is a web resource about identification of 'at risk' students, early intervention and targeted support to help create a safe school environment. It describes three key characteristics of this approach and includes key practices and effective actions to identify 'at risk' students and provide early intervention and support. ...

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Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children's learning: Community and connectedness

This video shows the importance of connecting with community to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in kindergarten. It includes experienced teachers, authors and community members who suggest strategies to make connections. The resource includes discussion questions for teachers and leaders. The video ...

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Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children's learning: Intentional teaching

This video shows ways to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in kindergarten. The teacher models intentional teaching strategies in multi-modal and multi-sensory learning experiences. The resource includes discussion questions for teachers and leaders. The video is 3 minutes and 50 seconds long and was ...

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Girls writing club

At a school in remote Western Australia, the teacher has identified a group of Aboriginal girls from years 4, 5 and 6 who require further English literacy support. The teacher takes the group of girls out of their regular classes to work in a small group on planning, drafting, editing and ‘publishing’ a story. The teacher ...

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Procedural writing

Students in this Year 1 class learn about different procedural texts and the criteria for writing their own procedure. In a lesson, the students write a procedure for making fairy bread. The teacher reiterates the steps the students need to follow and relates this to a practical activity from the previous day's lesson. ...

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Uluru: a landform in a landscape

A teacher of students with individual learning needs selects the Year 8 unit of study: Landscapes and Landforms to develop age-equivalent learning activities to develop and enhance her students’ sense of wonder and curiosity about places and environments and to provide an authentic context for developing their individual ...

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Creating stories

A teacher of a class of 27 students, of whom 18 are learning English as an Additional Language or Dialect (EAL/D), selects age-appropriate content from the Year 1 Australian Curriculum: English. The lesson is part of a unit of work to create stories. In the lesson, the teacher integrates the content from the Language and ...

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An integrated approach

The teacher, who is also the deputy principal, develops an integrated unit of work for a class of students ranging from 5 to 12 years of age. All of her students have individual learning goals. The teacher uses an integrated planning approach to link content from English and science across the primary year levels. In this ...