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Unit description

Introduce students to frameworks for cultural safety and appropriate and ethical language. Students will develop an understanding of the complex nature of cultural revitalisation within an Aboriginal community context.  

Unit content

Topic 1: Frameworks in Cultural Revitalisation

Topic 2: Cultural Safety and Cultural Retrieval

Topic 3: Yarning and Co Design

Topic 4: Yarning and Aboriginal Language

Topic 5: Respect and Sustainable Revitalisation

Learning outcomes

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, 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:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1describe the application of Aboriginal cultural principles and culturally safe systems to respectfully engage Elders and Traditional Owners who can speak from CountryEthical practiceCultural competence
2describe the trauma and conflict potential that accompanies culture and language revitalisation and presentation in colonised space Ethical practiceKnowledge of a disciplineCultural competence
3examine models with Elders and Traditional Owners that ensure respect, ethical sharing, social and emotional wellbeing and familial care in sharing language and culture. Ethical practiceKnowledge of a disciplineCommunication and social skillsCultural competence

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. describe the application of Aboriginal cultural principles and culturally safe systems to respectfully engage Elders and Traditional Owners who can speak from Country
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  2. describe the trauma and conflict potential that accompanies culture and language revitalisation and presentation in colonised space
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  3. examine models with Elders and Traditional Owners that ensure respect, ethical sharing, social and emotional wellbeing and familial care in sharing language and culture.
    • GA3: Ethical practice
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
    • GA7: Cultural competence

Teaching and assessment

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