Presentation on theme: "Why “IEW”? AEW AEA CEC KE KEDO AIEO HSLO Today… Development activity Affirming and challenging Taking ideas back for further discussion."— Presentation transcript:
Why “IEW”? AEW AEA CEC KE KEDO AIEO HSLO
Today… Development activity Affirming and challenging Taking ideas back for further discussion
Two ways to think about today… Do the activities with your current boss in mind…. Imagine that you start working with a new boss next year….
Who is today’s learning for?
Skills Participation Partnerships
Behavioural (Involvement) Affective (personal attachment to others) Cognitive (application to learning)
Community Involvement Cultural Awareness Numeracy Pathways Classroom Engagement Effective Indigenous programs
The generic tasks: Liaising with parents re particular, current issues e.g behaviour, attendance General contact and community-building with parents Providing classroom support to individual students Dealing with particular issues (eg behaviour management) for individual students Developing appropriate programs in collaboration with teachers Developing and maintaining interagency links and support Provide cross-cultural awareness training to staff Provide advice to decision-makers in the school Preparing classroom resources with Indigenous perspectives Responding to teachers’ request for information/ support re individual students / curriculum Things outside the Position Description
Do they know what I do?
Does my Principal know what I can do?
How is my Principal looking after me?
What is unique about the IEW?
Macro vs Micro
At the end of the day, it wasn't so much the strategy, what teachers did, that made the difference — it was what they believed. And the way to change what non-Indigenous people believed was get them to engage in conversations with Aboriginal people
What might I learn from my IEW that I might not learn from another school worker?