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Teacher preparation in a remote Indigenous school: A human rights issue?

Whatman, Susan L. (2002) Teacher preparation in a remote Indigenous school: A human rights issue? Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues, 4(2), pp. 16-24.

Abstract

In this paper, issues are examined concerning the preparation, orientation and expectations of teachers who were appointed to a state school within a remote Indigenous community. The data were drawn from critical case study research undertaken in this school over several years. Issues in this paper are examined from the point of view of how they impact upon the Indigenous students’ human rights in relation to their educational experiences. Human Rights in education are defined according to appropriate international and national documents as they relate to education for Indigenous peoples.

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ID Code: 6961
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: pre, service teacher preparation, human rights, Indigenous education, Torres Strait Islander education
ISSN: 1440-5202
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > EDUCATION (130000) > EDUCATION SYSTEMS (130100) > Higher Education (130103)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Chancellery
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2002 Oodgeroo (Indigenous) Unit, QUT
Copyright Statement: Reproduced in accordance with the copyright policy of the publisher.
Deposited On: 04 May 2007
Last Modified: 09 Jun 2010 22:39

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