Illustrations of Practice Video Series: Standard 2 – Know the content and how to teach it

4 MARCH 2019

The Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership (AITSL) has produced a series of videos featuring teachers illustrating, through their practice, how they meet the various descriptors of the Australian Professional Standards for Teachers.

We’ve chosen one example as our focus. Watching this video and reflecting on how you could apply this in your teaching context can count as part of your professional learning requirements for renewal of registration.

2.4 Understand and respect Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to promote reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians

Provide opportunities for learners to develop understanding of and respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories, cultures and languages.

Illustration of Practice:


Sharing our Indigenous nation
In this video, a graduate teacher aims to use a variety of digital tools and resources to engage students and enrich their experience in attempting to answer the question ‘Who are Indigenous Australians?’ The teacher explores how a range of digital tools and resources can be used to collaboratively build students’ knowledge of Indigenous cultures and histories in Australia and internationally.