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Is this the first Indigenous Strategy Green Paper by an Australian university?

Appointed last year, Director of Indigenous Strategy Shane Hearn didn’t want to leap straight into a strategy document. That’s because we as a University need to engage in a real dialogue about Indigenous access and participation, and create the whole of university partnerships that will pave the way forward. Enter our Indigenous Strategy Green Paper – quite possibly a sector first.

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Enquiry-Based Learning: Don’t we already do that?

The Learning and Teaching Green Paper includes a proposal for ‘Developing and leading teaching models that promote enquiry-driven learning and prepare students for productive professional and civic lives’.  Depending on your point of view, this is either a highly ambitious aspiration for the university, or a reflection of what we already do.  Don’t we ask students to address questions and topics already, and isn’t that an enquiry?

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