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BlackWords is going on Tour!

(Status : Public)
Coordinated by BlackWords Team
  • Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire Council website
  • Teaching and Learning with BlackWords | 4 May 2019 |Yarrabah Community

    Register here for the event

    Registrations are now closed,

    please email for more information


    • Lunch and morning tea is provided.
    • Free gift for all who attend.
    • Bring your own device

    Location: Yarrabah Knowledge Centre

    Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire Council owns and operates the Yarrabah Knowledge Centre (YKC). YKC is a hive of activity with the vibrant and dedicated coordinator Pam Mundraby at the helm, and is well support by the Council. YKC delivers engaging and creative children's programmes, such as First 5 Forever and homework sessions.

    Languages spoken in Yarrabah include Gunggandji and Yidinji. The Mayor of Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire Council is Ross Andrew, and the CEO is Janelle Menzies. The population is approximately 2,600.

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  • Venue - Yarrabah Knowledge Centre

    More details forthcoming.

  • Speakers

    • (Scheme : #366c91)

      Anita Heiss

    • (Scheme : #366c91)

      Lindsay Williams

    • (Scheme : #366c91)

      Kerry Kilner

  • Program

    Time Session Presenter(s)
    8.30-9.00am Registrations open
    9.00-9.10am Welcome to Country
    9.10-10.00am Introduction, orientation and an exploration of Growing Up Aboriginal Anita Heiss
    10.00-10.30am BlackWords Kerry Kilner 
    10.30-11.00am Morning Tea
    11.00am-12.30pm Australian Curriculum, BlackWords and 'The Drovers Wife' Lindsay Williams
    12.30-1.15pm Lunch
    1.15-2.45pm Concurrent Session A. Creative Responses to Embedding Indigenous Perspectives Anita Heiss
    Concurrent Session B. Workshop for Secondary Teachers Lindsay Williams
    Concurrent Session c. Librarians Supporting Teachers Kerry Kilner
    2.45-3.00pm Conclusion and Questions

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