Are you interested in Indigenous enabling programs or helping students from Indigenous backgrounds within mainstream enabling programs?
This special interest group will focus on Indigenous pedagogical approaches to teaching in enabling programs and culturally appropriate ways to assist Indigenous students navigate enabling programs.
If you are interested in Indigenous ways of learning, being, knowing and doing then this special interest group is for you.
Given the increasing numbers of Indigenous students within the enabling education programs in Australia, it is even more important to develop understanding about Indigenous pedagogical approaches through sharing ideas about existing practices, as well as seeking opportunities to develop innovative new practices to assist Indigenous enabling students navigate the system.
Dr Sharlene Leroy-Dyer, (, Program Convenor, Yapug, University of Newcastle.