Aboriginal educator creates new resource teaching Victorian students about Indigenous change makers

Aboriginal educator creates new resource teaching Victorian students about Indigenous change makers

Aboriginal educator creates new resource teaching Victorian students about Indigenous change makers Dr Lois Peeler doesn't want future leaders of Australia to be oblivious to the history of the country's First Nations Peoples. Key points: - Worawa Aboriginal College and the Parliament of Victoria have created a resource for students to learn about Aboriginal change makers - Dr Peeler said it was important to learn about historic Indigenous figures because Australia was changing - She hopes the new resources may spread beyond Victoria in time The principal of Australia's only Aboriginal girls' boarding school, and a leading voice in the education sector, Dr Peeler has created a resource for the Victorian curriculum called 'Aboriginal Change Makers'. Working in partnership with the Victorian Parliament, she said she feels blessed to be able to share stories of historic Indigenous figures with Victorian school students. "It's really about truth telling, saying 'this is what it was like, this is what our people have had to go through,'" Dr Peeler said. "And these are the achievements that our people have made." She said very …
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