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Bilingual education in schools in Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory.

Bilingual education in schools in Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory.

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Published by Govt. Printer of Australia in Canberra .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Australia,
  • Northern Territory.
    • Subjects:
    • Aboriginal Australians -- Education -- Australia -- Northern Territory.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesParliamentary paper - The Parliament of the Commonwealth of Australia ; 1973, no. 79
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsJ905 .L3 1973, no. 79, LC3501.A3 .L3 1973, no. 79
      The Physical Object
      Pagination44 p. ;
      Number of Pages44
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4932020M
      LC Control Number76358813

      Bilingual education involves teaching academic content in two languages, in a native and secondary language with varying amounts of each language used in accordance with the program model. Bilingual education refers to the utilization of two languages as means of instruction for students and considered part of or the entire school curriculum. The 's saw a change in approach towards Indigenous education. Previously education schemes assumed that only European culture and skills should be taught to Aboriginal children. In the 's the teaching of Aboriginal language and culture started being introduced in Aboriginal communities. Bilingual education became available.

        The Murri School is one of the few Indigenous owned and controlled schools in Australia. Screenshot from YouTube video. J   Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages. The Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages is a digital archive of endangered literature in Australian Aboriginal languages from around the Northern Territory.. It maintains connections to the people and communities who created the books it collects. This will allow for collaborative research work with the Aboriginal authorities and communities.

        “Bilingual Education in the Northern Territory and the continuing debate over its effectiveness and value. AIATSIS Symposium: Bilingual Education in the Northern Territory: Principles, policy and practice National Museum, Canberra, 26 June ” AuSIL: Indigenous languages in education: What the research actually shows ().   Smoothing Children’s Transition into Formal Schooling: Addressing Complexities in an Early Literacy Initiative in Remote Aboriginal Communities, Northern Territory, Australia. Early Childhood Education Journal, Vol. 43, Issue. 1, p. by:


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Bilingual education in schools in Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Bilingual education in schools in Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory. [Australia. Department of Education. Advisory Group on Teaching in Aboriginal Languages in Schools in Aboriginal Communities in the Northern Territory.].

Abstract. In the Australian Government initiated a program of bilingual education in selected Aboriginal schools in the Northern Territory, with the principal aim of recognising and supporting the culture and language of the children and communities who speak those languages, as well as the aim of teaching English as a second language for wider use within the Australian by: 2.

This book provides the first detailed history of the Bilingual Education Program in the Northern Territory of Australia. This ambitious and innovative program began in and at different times it operated in English and 19 Aboriginal languages in 29 very remote schools.

The book draws together. Get this from a library. Recommendations for the implementation and development of a program of bilingual education in schools in Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory. [B H Watts; W J McGrath; J L Tandy] -- Advising group; B.H.

Watts, W.J. McGrath & J.L. Tandy; Rationale for bilingual education - respect for Aboriginal languages, language for initial literacy, need for subsequent.

Aboriginal bilingual education axed in Australia's Northern Territory By Frank Gaglioti 10 April Aboriginal people, linguists and teachers have reacted angrily to the decision announced late Author: Frank Gaglioti.

Consequently, there has been much political debate on the issue and frequent moves against bilingual education. At the end of the Northern Territory Government, supported by the Commonwealth Government, all but closed bilingual education in remote Indigenous schools by determining that the language of instruction for the first four hours.

Known as The Advisory Group on teaching in Aboriginal languages in schools in Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory, their report, Bilingual education in Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory: Report and recommendations of advisory groups (the Watts, McGrath and Tandy report) set out to provide basic guidelines which might.

This book provides the first detailed history of the Bilingual Education Program in the Northern Territory of Australia. This ambitious and innovative program began in and at different times it operated in English and 19 Aboriginal languages in 29 very remote schools.4/5(1).

In communities, we came across many people who reflected on the golden years of Aboriginal education in the Northern Territory (see also Devlin et al., ; Huijser et al., ;Osborne, Aboriginal Schools in the Northern Territory As everywhere in Australia, school is compulsory in Aboriginal communities and most children enjoy going to school.

All hub communities have schools with permanent buildings, staff and modern facilities. This book provides the first detailed history of the Bilingual Education Program in the Northern Territory of Australia.

This ambitious and innovative program began in and at different times it operated in English and 19 Aboriginal languages in 29 very remote schools. The book draws together the grassroots perspectives of Indigenous and non-Indigenous practitioners and researchers.

Each. An independent Aboriginal Member, Yingiya (Mark) Guyula, has stressed to the Northern Territory parliament in Australia that the survival of Aboriginal culture and the future is dependent on a strong bilingual education approach. This was his speech. (forthcoming) “ Reflections on Aboriginal Education in the Northern Territory.

Richards, A. and C. Thornton Report on the Bilingual Education Program at Yirrkala Community School, Darwin, N.T. Department of Education. What counts as bilingual education for Australian Aboriginal people in the Northern Territory (NT) has varied significantly depending on geographical location and temporal context, Indigenous.

Progress report on the bilingual education program in schools in the Northern Territory / Department of Education Dept. of Education Canberra Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required. Recommendations concerning bilingual education in the Northern Territory O'Grady, Geoffrey N.

and Hale, Ken. Recommendations concerning bilingual education in the Northern Territory / prepared by Geoff O'Grady and Ken Hall [i.e.

Hale], July Bilingual education in schools in Aboriginal communities in the Northern Territory. This book provides the first detailed history of the Bilingual Education Program in the Northern Territory of Australia.

This ambitious and innovative program began in and at different times it operated in English and 19 Aboriginal languages in 29 very remote schools.

Full text of "ERIC ED Second Progress Report on the Bilingual Education Program in Schools in the Northern other formats. This book provides the first detailed history of the Bilingual Education Program in the Northern Territory of Australia.

This ambitious and innovative program began in and at different times it operated in English and 19 Aboriginal languages in 29 very remote : Hardcover. 4 - Australia’s Northern Territory Intervention and indigenous rights on language, education and culture: By Sheila Collingwood-Whittick Edited by Elvira Pulitano, California Polytechnic State University.

“This book provides the first detailed history of the Bilingual Education Program in the Northern Territory of Australia. This ambitious and innovative program began in and at different times it operated in English and 19 Aboriginal languages in 29 very remote schools.In the Australian Government initiated a program of bilingual education in selected Aboriginal schools in the Northern Territory, with the principal aim of recognising and supporting the culture and language of the children and communities who speak those languages, as well as the aim of teaching English as a second language for wider use within the Australian by: 2.This paper reviews the state of bilingual education in Aboriginal Australia today.

Critical issues associated with the current bilingual debate are raised and discussed in relation to existing and past programs with evidence presented from both sides. The paper addresses the issue of Aboriginalization of schools and the positive impact this will have on bilingual education in Australia in the Cited by: 9.