First Nations-led education bringing together a nation.

Why the Culture Classroom?

A revolutionary platform to support educators embed Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures as part of the Australian Curriculum

Created with and approved by First Nations communities who share their cultural knowledges.

Education Resources that equip educators with cultural understanding to deliver lessons.

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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
Arts
History
Year levels: 7 4 lessons
Students explore Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander sculptures and carvings. They gain insight into the history of Australia’s artefact collection practices in First Nations’ communities, including repatriation of sacred objects and ancestral remains. Be sure to explore the films and links in the Arts Discovery Map
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
Arts
History
Year levels: 7 4 lessons
Students gain insight into the cultural meaning of tribal markings and possum skin cloak making. They study the evolution of traditional clothing styles and materials into contemporary First Nations' fashion designs that are sought after in mainstream markets.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Cultures
Arts
Year levels: 7 5 lessons
Students explore First Nations' Arts Practices in various communities. They see the weaving and painting practices of the Wagilak community and experiment with the process of botanical dyeing. They create their own unique artworks using natural elements.

Jajoo Warrngara is a social enterprise

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of revenue from subscriptions will return to communities who have co-developed these resources.

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will return to not-for-profit SharingStories Foundation to continue work with communities.

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Here is what they said

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“It is full of excellent teaching material and very useful for planning”

Dr. Tony Keeble
Principal at Outdoor School
(Government School in Victoria)

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"The platform's multimedia and varying approaches are superb. The scope for curriculum and lesson planning is invaluable and unique. Community-ownership and direction, diversity are all foundational to this project's success and I love it all."

Vaso Elefsiniotis
VAEAI

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"I loved it! The way that it is set out will support teachers to deliver the content. Including the cultural protocols is important and essential."

Education Professional

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