We will present some of our journey as two people thinking about what it could mean to Indigenise tertiary Mathematics curricula. We have been working in this space separately and together for some time now, and part of this talk will be the story of steps towards building that partnership. We will share some of our learnings, whilst also welcoming input from the audience from their thoughts and experiences, because we know that there is more than one story here, and more than one way to work in this space.
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Seminar recording: will be available from the seminar website afterwards
Dr Michael Donovan is a member of the Gumbaynggirr Nation from the north coast of NSW and Academic Director of Indigenous Education at Macquarie University School of Education. He has been involved in Aboriginal education since 1992, working from schools through to University. He has lectured across a wide variety of Indigenous topics and primarily teaches pre-service teachers about working with Aboriginal students and human rights understandings when working with Aboriginal communities. Michael is a Life Member of the NSW AECG.
Dr Judy-anne Osborn is a researcher in Mathematics and Education in the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences at the University of Newcastle. Her educational interests and practice are multiply influenced by her experiences of mathematics as exploratory and creative, her personal rural heritage, her enjoyment of teaching and learning and her belief in mathematics as the rightful cultural heritage of all people.