Recognising Torres Strait Islander women’s knowledges in their children’s mathematics education
Ewing, Bronwyn F. (2009) Recognising Torres Strait Islander women’s knowledges in their children’s mathematics education. In Ludwig, Paditz & Rogerson, Alan (Eds.) Proceedings of the 10th International Conference Models in Developing Mathematics Education”, Project in the 21st Century, University of Applied Sciences, Dresden.
This paper discusses women’s involvement in their children’s mathematics education. It does, where possible, focus Torres Strait Islander women who share the aspirations of Aborginal communities around Australia. That is, they are keen for their children to receive an education that provides them with opportunities for their present and future lives. They are also keen to have their cultures’ child learning practices recognised and respected within mainstream education. This recognition has some way to go with the language of instruction in schools written to English conventions, decontextualised and disconnected to the students’ culture, Community and home language.
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|Item Type:||Conference Paper|
|Keywords:||mathematics educaiton, Torres Strait Islander education|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Early Childhood Education (excl. Maori) (130102)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > CURRICULUM AND PEDAGOGY (130200) > Mathematics and Numeracy Curriculum and Pedagogy (130208)
Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > SPECIALIST STUDIES IN EDUCATION (130300) > Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education (130301)
|Divisions:||Current > Schools > School of Curriculum
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2009 Bronwyn F. Ewing|
|Copyright Statement:||All Rights Reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system, or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical, photocopying, recording or otherwise, without the prior permission of the copyright holder.|
|Deposited On:||23 Aug 2011 22:01|
|Last Modified:||25 Mar 2013 08:12|
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