Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Appreciation
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Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Appreciation

Interaction Training
Updated Jun 14, 2024

What you'll learn

  • An understanding of and respect for the cultural diversity of Aboriginal Peoples and Torres Strait Islander peoples, including their identities, spirituality, and kinship systems.
  • Empathy and understanding of historical and contemporary experiences of First Nations peoples, including the impacts of government policies such as the Stolen Generations.
  • Avenues for promoting reconciliation and closing the gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, including advocating for improved living standards, employment opportunities, and celebrating First Nations culture.
Course Description

This course offers a comprehensive exploration of First Nations cultures, histories, and contemporary issues, promoting respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, their cultural identity and spirituality. Emphasis is placed on fostering cultural awareness, empathy, and social responsibility, with the goal of promoting reconciliation, advocating for social justice, and celebrating the rich diversity of First Nations cultures.