Registration Centre

 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Team is committed to CESA’s strategic objectives for access, equity and excellence by promoting cultural proficiency and awareness and advancing the ACARA Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures Cross Curriculum priority.

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Team provides professional learning for school leaders, teachers, parents and educational staff to assist Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to gain access to their educational entitlements by:

  • Encouraging the enrolment and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students,
  • Developing welcoming and inclusive environments for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students,
  • Improving and making equitable, educational outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students,
  • Targeting at risk and gifted students and developing programs which scaffold for success both in school and in preparation of post school pathways,
  • Liaising with tertiary educational institutions, apprenticeships, training and employment providers,
  • Developing inclusive curriculum materials, resources and inquiry projects where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives are evident across all learning, areas and where all students develop an understanding of and respect for Indigenous cultures, contemporary and traditional,
  • Developing the cultural proficiency of leaders and educators,
  • Promoting the Dare to Lead school snapshot tool,
  • Fostering Reconciliation activities and Reconciliation Action Plans at the school level,
  • Supporting the development design and review of Individual Learning Plans (ILPs) that are underpinned by inclusive systems and pedagogies and cross disciplinary approaches,
  • Constructing and reviewing Strategic plans and Partnership Agreements with leadership teams,
  • Offering personalized support and programs for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Focus teachers,
  • Mentoring aspiring Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander leaders and teachers.

For registration enquiries please contact:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Team Administrator
Phone: 8301 6600

Upcoming events

    • 28 Aug 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
    • TAUONDI College, Port Adelaide
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    ABORIGINAL AND TORRES STRAIT ISLANDER EDUCATION

    Aboriginal Cultural Residency Pedagogical Leadership Network

    COURSE DESCRIPTION

    This professional learning network is designed to support school leaders and teachers engaged with the Aboriginal Cultural Residency Program to investigate and collect evidence of effective pedagogies in the context of:

    • Improving learning and wellbeing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students
    • Enhancing cultural respect and understanding in school communities

    Using the Australian Curriculum General Capabilities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures cross curriculum priorities and AITSL Professional Standards for Teachers, participants will explore and develop an inquiry that links with their school plans and priorities. Participants will have the opportunity to share their inquiry and learning with the other network participants.

    WIFI will NOT be available at TAUONDI. 

    School representation is required at all four meetings.

    COURSE INFORMATION

    Dates:       Term 1 - Friday 29th March 2019

                      Term 2 - Friday 31st May 2019

                      Term 3 - Wednesday 28 August 2019 (new date)

                      Term 4 - Friday 8th November 2019

    Time:         9.30am -  4pm

    Venue:       TAUONDI Aboriginal College, 1 Lipson Street, Port Adelaide (new venue)

                      Parking at venue and street parking. 

    Catering:   Lunch will be provided.     

    INTENDED FOR

    School leaders and Aboriginal Education focus teachers

    FACILITATOR/S

    Aboriginal Education Team - Matthew Jolly 8301 6653 and Chris Hyde 8301 6683

       

    For further information regarding registration:
    Katie Morrison, Administrator - Aboriginal Education, Catholic Education Office

    Ph  8301 6695

    katie.morrison@cesa.catholic.edu.au

    • 05 Sep 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    • Sanctuary Conference Centre, Adelaide Zoo
    • 23
    Register


    Thriving People

    ADELAIDE EVENT #1: Thursday 5 September 2019 

    Note: There are two dates for Adelaide. The session will be repeated on Tuesday 10 September 2019.

    Secondary Aboriginal students in Catholic schools are invited to explore what it means to be thriving people, capable learners and leaders in our schools, our communities and our worlds. 

    The gathering on Thursday 5 September 2019 will be held at Sanctuary Conference Centre, Adelaide Zoo from 9.30am to 2.30pm. 

    RSVP here by entering one registration for your school and entering the number of students and teachers attending in the boxes when prompted. It is also important to include when prompted the main contact person at the school for this event.

    An email has been sent to the Focus Teacher at all schools with secondary students explaining more about the day and includes the consent/dietary form to be emailed to Katie by Tuesday 13 August. 

    Please direct all queries to:

    Katie Morrison

    Administrator: Students with Disability, Aboriginal Education

    Inclusion & Learning Team

    116 George Street, Thebarton SA 5031

    T:  8301 6695

    E: katie.morrison@cesa.catholic.edu.au

    • 10 Sep 2019
    • 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM
    • Sanctuary Conference Centre, Adelaide Zoo
    • 24
    Register


    Thriving People

    ADELAIDE EVENT #2: Tuesday 10 September 2019 

    Note: There are two dates for Adelaide. The session is repeated on  Thursday 5 September 2019.

    Secondary Aboriginal students in Catholic schools are invited to explore what it means to be thriving people, capable learners and leaders in our schools, our communities and our worlds. 

    The gathering on Tuesday 10 September 2019 will be held at Sanctuary Conference Centre, Adelaide Zoo from 9.30am to 2.30pm. 

    RSVP here by entering one registration for your school and entering the number of students and teachers attending in the boxes when prompted. It is also important to include when prompted the main contact person at the school for this event.

    An email has been sent to the Focus Teacher at all schools with secondary students explaining more about the day and includes the consent/dietary form to be emailed to Katie by Tuesday 13 August. 

    Please direct all queries to:

    Katie Morrison

    Administrator: Students with Disability, Aboriginal Education

    Inclusion & Learning Team

    116 George Street, Thebarton SA 5031

    T:  8301 6695

    E: katie.morrison@cesa.catholic.edu.au

Past events

19 Aug 2019 Thriving People at Whyalla for Secondary Aboriginal Students
10 Dec 2018 Aboriginal Cultural Residency and Aboriginal Cultural Competence Programs
10 Sep 2018 COURSE CANCELLED Land Rights, Recognition, Treaty - What would Jesus say? Solidarity with Aboriginal people…forming leaders for the world God desires.
15 Aug 2018 You can’t ask that! Yes you can (Level 1) – Wellbeing and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students
13 Jun 2018 Aboriginal Ecology – Ways of Knowing leading to Global Ecological Conversion and Cosmic Salvation
01 Jun 2018 Jesus of Nazareth - A tribal, cultural and totemic man. The relevance to 21st century Catholic education
15 May 2018 YELLAKKA YELLARKARRI 2018
23 Mar 2018 Aboriginal Spiritualities - Enhancing Catholic Identity and Education
16 Feb 2018 Cultural Safety and Respect and how it relates to your school
01 Dec 2017 Reconciliation through Truth-telling: Decolonising education through resilient, authentic relationships
13 Nov 2017 ATSI Education Focus Teacher Program 2017 Session 4
10 Nov 2017 ATSI Education: Ngunyawayiti Ngadluku Ngartu-itya - for Yr 3-7 students
09 Nov 2017 ATSI Education: Ngunyawayiti Ngadluku Ngartu-itya - for Yr R-2 students
08 Nov 2017 Life's Cool! Yarning about Being, Belonging & Becoming to Support ATSI Students' Health & Wellbeing
28 Aug 2017 ATSI Education Focus Teacher Program 2017 Session 3
14 Jul 2017 Jesus of the Tribal Bible
08 Jun 2017 Does Jesus believe in Land rights?
05 Jun 2017 ATSI Education Focus Teacher Program 2017 Session 2
15 May 2017 YELLAKKA YELLARKARRI 2017
11 May 2017 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Cultural Artist in Residence
28 Apr 2017 "Trauma and Aboriginal students - What's the diff?"
21 Apr 2017 The contribution of Aboriginal / Christian Spiritualties to Catholic Identity
18 Nov 2016 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Focus Teacher Program 2016 Day 4
02 Sep 2016 ATSI Education Focus Teacher Program 2016 Day 3
29 Aug 2016 ATSI Education Focus Teacher Induction Workshop
24 Aug 2016 ATSI Education: Ngunyawayiti Ngadluku Ngartu-itya - for Yr 4-7 students
11 Aug 2016 ATSI Education: Ngunyawayiti Ngadluku Ngartu-itya - for Yr R-3 students
03 Jun 2016 ATSI Education Focus Teacher Program 2016 Day 2
30 May 2016 ATSI Education - Kaurna Walking Trail
01 Apr 2016 Culturally Responsive Pedagogies Roundtable
18 Mar 2016 ATSI Education Focus Teacher Program 2016 Day 1
07 Mar 2016 ATSI Education Focus Teacher Induction Workshop
27 Nov 2015 Culture in the Arts for Yr 6-9 Aboriginal Students
26 Nov 2015 #Yarning Up!: Spirituality & culture in the Arts with Ernie Dingo!
13 Nov 2015 ATSI Education Focus Teacher Program 2015 Day 4
06 Nov 2015 #Yarning Up: Living off country - Boarding Schools workshop
11 Sep 2015 # Yarning Up - Working and Learning Careers Pathway 2015 Port Pirie Diocese
31 Aug 2015 #Yarning Up! Supportive, sensitive schools
24 Aug 2015 ATSI Education Focus Teacher Program 2015 Day 3
03 Aug 2015 ATSI Ed. Master Class: Professional Practice & Management
31 Jul 2015 # Yarning Up - Working and Learning 2015 Careers Pathway Adelaide Diocese
28 Jul 2015 ATSI Education Focus Teacher Induction Workshop
26 Jun 2015 #Yarning Up! Culturally Safe Schools
11 Jun 2015 ATSI Ed. Master Class for Focus Teachers: Professional Practice & Management
25 May 2015 ATSI Education Focus Teacher Program 2015 Day 2
26 Mar 2015 ATSI Ed. Master Class for Focus Teachers: Professional Practice & Management
13 Mar 2015 ATSI Education Focus Teacher Program 2015 Day 1
11 Mar 2015 ATSI Ed. Master Class for Focus Teachers: Professional Practice & Management
02 Mar 2015 ATSI Education Focus Teacher Induction Workshop
20 Nov 2014 # Yarning Up - Your Voice
14 Nov 2014 ATSI Education NGARTUITYA NGADLUKO - Expressive Arts programme for Yrs 2-5 NOVEMBER 14th Workshop
05 Nov 2014 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Focus Teacher Program 2014 Day 4
31 Oct 2014 ATSI Education NGARTUITYA NGADLUKO - Expressive Arts programme for Yrs 2-5 OCTOBER 31st Workshop
28 Oct 2014 For Schools in the Investing in Focus Schools Program
30 Sep 2014 ATSI Education MARNI WINGKU Program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students (Yrs 8-12)
05 Sep 2014 For Schools in the Investing in Focus Schools Program
02 Sep 2014 Individual Learning Plans (ILP's) and ATSI Education Funding Master Class
29 Aug 2014 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander COMMUNITY CELEBRATION 2014
26 Aug 2014 Strategic Planning and ATSI Education Funding Master Class
22 Aug 2014 # Yarning Up - Working and Learning Careers Pathway Port Pirie Diocese
19 Aug 2014 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Focus Teacher Program 2014 Day 3
15 Aug 2014 # Yarning Up - Working and Learning Careers Pathway Adelaide Diocese
31 Jul 2014 ATSI Education Ngunyawaieti - Expressive Arts programme for Yrs 6-9
24 Jun 2014 Strategic Planning and ATSI Education Funding Master Class
13 Jun 2014 For Schools in the Investing in Focus Schools Program
10 Jun 2014 Individual Learning Plans (ILP's) and ATSI Education Funding Master Class
06 Jun 2014 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education Focus Teacher Program 2014 Day 2
02 Jun 2014 Cultural Respect Training
25 Mar 2014 Individual Learning Plans and ATSI Education Funding Master Class
13 Mar 2014 For Schools in the Investing in Focus Schools Program
06 Mar 2014 Indigenous Education Focus Teacher Program 2014 Day 1
27 Feb 2014 Indigenous Education Focus Teacher Induction Workshop
20 Nov 2013 Strategic Planning and Indigenous Education Funding Master Class
15 Nov 2013 Indigenous Education - LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: CULTURAL INTELLIGENCE
01 Nov 2013 Indigenous Education Focus Teacher Program - Day 4: The Elephant in the Staffroom
17 Oct 2013 Master Class: Kaurna Culture and History Unit - Trial (only for participants in the Investing in Focus Schools Project)
19 Sep 2013 Strategic Planning and Indigenous Education Funding Master Class
04 Sep 2013 For Schools in the Investing in Focus Schools Program
13 Aug 2013 Indigenous Education Focus Teacher Workshop - Day 3: A Yarn with Uncle Bob Randall
04 Jul 2013 Dare to Lead Snapshot Meta-Analysis - Cross Sector Review
13 Jun 2013 Strategic Planning & Indigenous Education Funding Master Class
04 Jun 2013 Indigenous Education Focus Teacher Workshop - Day 2: What you should know!
10 May 2013 Indigenous Education - LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT: CULTURAL INTELLIGENCE
02 Apr 2013 Indigenous Education - Investing in Focus Schools Project - Workshop 1
28 Feb 2013 Indigenous Education Focus Teacher Workshop - Day 1: It's Everyone's Business!
07 Nov 2012 Indigenous Education Focus Teacher Workshop - Day 4: Showcase of Inquiry Projects
02 Nov 2012 Closing the Gap: Showcase & Professional Learning Session
13 Aug 2012 Indigenous Education Focus Teacher Workshop - Day 3: Resources
09 Aug 2012 Aboriginal Student Engagement and Wellbeing Conference 2012
21 Jun 2012 Developing Quality Leaders in Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Education
20 Jun 2012 Maths R-7: Embedding Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Histories & Cultures, the Cross-Curriculum Priority
04 Jun 2012 English R - 10: Embedding Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Histories & Cultures, the Cross-Curriculum Priority
31 May 2012 Science R - 8: Embedding Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Histories & Cultures, the Cross-Curriculum Priority
29 May 2012 Indigenous Education Focus Teacher Program Day 2 - Embedding Indigenous Perspectives: Planning and Programming
24 May 2012 History 6 - 10: Embedding Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Histories & Cultures, the Cross-Curriculum Priority
21 May 2012 History R - 5: Embedding Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Histories & Cultures, the Cross-Curriculum Priority
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