Text The Conversation - Indigenous collection

TLF ID M018195

This is a series of short journalistic articles written by academic experts and researchers that provide facts, commentary, and independent analysis about issues, policies and culture relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The articles support student investigations and in-depth studies of issues relevant for secondary school students in English and the humanities. The collection is regularly updated with new contributions and contains over 40 articles about indigenous identity, culture, art, and issues such as health, social justice and others. .

Educational details

Educational value
  • The resource provides a highly valuable source of content on contemporary issues in history, particularly in relation to the year 10 depth study on rights and freedoms as it relates to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
  • The range of articles provided will also be highly valuable in secondary English classrooms to support students to interpret, analyse and evaluate the values, beliefs and evidence that underpin persuasive texts for issues based studies. The articles draw on current research and acadenic study in the field and present the ideas in a mode appropriate for classroom use.
  • This collection of articles also provide valuable sources of content to support the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples histories and cultures cross-curriculum priority particularly in the humanities, arts and English.
  • The range of texts provided also supports the development of the general capabilities of critical and creative thinking by providing literary texts on complex ideas and issues.
Year level

9; 10; 11; 12

Learning area
  • Civics and citizenship
  • English
  • Health and physical education
  • History

Other details

  • Contributor
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: The Conversation Media Group
  • Organization: The Conversation Media Group
  • URL: http://theconversation.com/
  • Publisher
  • Name: The Conversation
  • Organization: The Conversation
  • Description: Publisher
  • URL: http://theconversation.com/
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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Learning Resource Type
  • Text
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