Presentation on theme: "B UROINJIN AN I NTERCULTURAL S UCCESS S TORY ACSA C ONFERENCE 2013."— Presentation transcript:
B UROINJIN AN I NTERCULTURAL S UCCESS S TORY ACSA C ONFERENCE 2013
O VERVIEW OF W ORKSHOP AND ‘T IMELINE ’ OF B UROINJIN IN THE ACT - What is Buroinjin? - From humble beginnings in the ACT in 2010 - Buroinjin and the ACT Secondary Sports Association (ACT SSA) - The challenges of sustaining Buroinjin as an ACT SSSA sport - 2011 experimental rules: HPE teachers and the Aboriginal Sporting Corporation ACT - Sustainability of Indigenous perspectives in HPE. What are the issues? - Buroinjin in pre-service teacher education at the University of a Canberra - Ngunnawal statement of how Indigenous perspectives should be taught in PE - Torres Strait Island Dance in HPE - Practical (playing Buroinjin Year 7/8 version)
S USTAINABILITY OF I NDIGENOUS PERSPECTIVES IN HPE S OME RESEARCH F INDINGS In-service teachers spoke about the reasons why they did not teach Indigenous perspectives in their physical education (PE) classes. These included: - Lack of exposure to Indigenous traditional games as part of their degrees - Concerns about offending the Indigenous community through wrongly teaching the games - Uncertainties about what activities could be taught by non- Indigenous people especially dance - Lack of in-service professional development - Lack of resources and lack of time to access resources - Concerns about ‘what to take out their lessons to include Indigenous perspectives,’ - Not knowing or valuing the games - Beliefs that Indigenous content was not relevant to PE, and should or is covered in other key learning areas in the curriculum.