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Supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education

Throughout the Bachelor of Education (Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary) at James Cook University, preservice teachers engage with subjects designed to support the development of what teachers need to know and be able to do in order to engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education. Both dedicated subjects and the integration of dedicated themes in wider subjects support this development.  Dedicated subjects include:

Our staff are also engaged in research to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education. Contact our Education staff for more information.

RATEP

Furthermore, JCU is also committed to the RATEP pathway, which works to increase the numbers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander teachers through a teacher education pathway supported by a partnership between TAFE Queensland, James Cook University, and the Queensland Department of Education. Our staff are also engaged in research to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education. Contact our Education staff for more information.