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  1. 19 April 2024 - Learning & Teaching

    Australian teachers shouldn’t be afraid to teach Indigenous Knowledge

    Australia's Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures curriculum priority needs well resourced teachers says University of Melbourne expert

  2. 31 May 2023 - Science Matters

    New education pathways for Indigenous Australians

    Universities need to recognise and support the diverse ways that Indigenous people develop, produce and translate knowledge, says University of Melbourne expert

  3. 7 March 2021 - Learning & Teaching

    Getting racism out of the classroom

    Schools are part of a system of colonial rule not easily overwritten; University of Melbourne experts say teachers must work to challenge structural racism

  4. 9 November 2020 - Humanities

    50 words in Australian Indigenous languages

    A new University of Melbourne online resource – the 50 Words Project – makes words from local Indigenous languages available for everyone to hear and learn.

  5. 7 November 2018 - Learning & Teaching

    Learning in the Homelands

    In the Indigenous Homelands of East Arnhem Land, University of Melbourne preservice teachers are learning the unique value of place and listening

  6. 15 November 2017 - Learning & Teaching

    Boosting early learning for Indigenous children

    A University of Melbourne expert has adapted the ASQ screening tool for development difficulties in young children, for Aboriginal people living remotely.

  7. 14 February 2017 - Public Affairs

    Closing the Gap: time for traction on the ground

    Time to take stock of Closing the Gap and focus on gaining traction on the ground – University of Melbourne Indigenous Affairs experts have their say.

  8. 8 December 2016 - Public Affairs

    New Indigenous middle class finds place in modern economy

    Stan Grant, in this edited extract of his 2016 Narrm Oration, reflects on the rise and rise of a prosperous and professional Indigenous middle class.

  9. 19 October 2016 - Humanities

    Preserving precious Indigenous languages

    Linguists are using new technology to return decades-old recordings of now near-extinct languages to the Indigenous communities where they were made.

  10. 30 May 2016 - Learning & Teaching

    Changing face of Indigenous education

    59 years after Australia's first Indigenous student graduated, the University of Melbourne now enjoys the highest cohort of Indigenous students in the country.