Image from the cover of 'Multiliteracies and diversity in education'

Suggested readings for Topic 2: A supportive school

Martin, K  2007, ‘The intersection of Aboriginal Knowledges, Aboriginal Literacies and new Learning Pedagogy for Aboriginal Students’, in Multi-literacies and diversity in education:  New pedagogies for expanding landscapes, chapter 3.

Bishop, R & Berryman, M 2006, Culture speaks: Cultural relationships and classroom learning, Huia, Wellington, NZ.

Lindsey, R, Roberts L & Campbell Jones F 2005, ‘The art and science of conversation’ in The culturally proficient school, Corwin Press, Thousand Oaks, California.

Further reading

Universities Australia 2011, National Best Practice Framework for Cultural Competency in Australian Universities, viewed 25 June 2013, <>.

What Works. The Works Program, Badu Island State School, Torres Strait, Queensland, Commonwealth of Australia, viewed 29 August 2016, <>.

Hanlen, W 2010, Aboriginal students: Cultural insights for teaching literacy, NSW Department of Education and Training, viewed 29 August 2016, <>.

Board of Studies Teaching and Educational Standards NSW, What are the Educational Implications for Aboriginal English Speakers?, NSW Government, viewed 19 June 2018, <

Image: Extract from the cover of Multi-literacies and diversity in education:  New pedagogies for expanding landscapes