Increases awareness of Aboriginal and other Indigenous peoples’ beliefs, understandings, histories, ways of living and social commitments whilst raising understanding of matters relevant to a shared Australian history and valued future for both Indigenous and non-Indigenous peoples.
Topic 1: Valuing Cultural Safety within a ‘Cultural Competency Framework’
Topic 2: Indigenous Philosophies and World-views
Topic 3: Indigenous Spirituality/Religion, Ceremony and Ritual
Topic 4: Social and Emotional Well-being
Topic 5: Kinship, Relatedness and Caring for Country
Topic 6: Communication and Narratives
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
GA1: Intellectual rigour,
GA3: Ethical practice,
GA4: Knowledge of a discipline,
GA5: Lifelong learning,
GA6: Communication and social skills,
GA7: Cultural competence
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate an appreciation for the complexity of Indigenous Australian world-views, philosophies and lore/law, including traditional and contemporary cultural practices ||Knowledge of a discipline||Communication and social skills||Cultural competence|
|2||develop understanding of the foundations of cultural safety and a basis for a cultural competency framework within an Indigenous Australian context ||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
|3||describe Indigenous Australian notions of wellbeing, ways of being in the world and Indigenous knowledge systems||Ethical practice||Cultural competence|
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