3Rs vision diagramGraduate teachers gain a respectful understanding and knowledge of Indigenous cultures, histories and contemporary contexts, and acquire culturally appropriate skills and strategies to work in partnership with Indigenous communities.

3Rs materials comprise three interconnected modules:

Know yourself (know your world) provides an insight into the theoretical and conceptual base from which the following two modules have been developed.

Know your students provides a range of pedagogical practices that are likely to yield positive results with all students, and particularly with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students in Australian schools.

Know what you teach aims to provide teacher educators ideas for content when teaching about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. While specific examples are used in this module, teacher educators are encouraged to work with their local communities to draw upon further examples.

The learning journey for teacher education may include processes for students, to:

  • Inform
  • Challenge
  • Influence
  • Create