Analysis of professional practice of being an indigenous cultural awareness trainer

Murray, R 2009, Analysis of professional practice of being an indigenous cultural awareness trainer, Masters by Research, Education, RMIT University.


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Title Analysis of professional practice of being an indigenous cultural awareness trainer
Author(s) Murray, R
Year 2009
Abstract My hope in undertaking this project is to make the wider community more aware of what it means to be Aboriginal, at a time when jail is replacing initiation for many young Indigenous people. I want to engender a greater understanding about social, cultural and political issues in the Aboriginal community, by building bridges of awareness between Indigenous and Western cultures.

My research question is: How does my approach to Cultural Awareness Training deal with uninformed and racist attitudes towards Aboriginal people in ways that effect positive, constructive change?

In the documentation of my professional practice, I have examined critical incidents that have shaped my responses to uninformed and racially stereotyped attitudes within an educational context. This includes stories of overt racism in the classroom experience.

In undertaking critical reflection about my professional practice as a Cultural Awareness Trainer, I have aimed to provide insights, as well as practical resources, to support the professional practice of others in this field.
Degree Masters by Research
Institution RMIT University
School, Department or Centre Education
Keyword(s) Aboriginal Australians
Cultural awareness
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