communicating caring to 

students through actions such as              

            high expectations, encouragement, 

            challenge, and time spent 

           with                    each

          student

 

explicit attention to supporting students in              navigating the        

         literacy            

            and 

         numeracy

       nuance of

       ‘schooling'

Expectations of

students both in behaviour  

          and achievement

            are

            clearly

             and

        repeatedly  

    communicated to

           students

 ensuring learning in classrooms that is not just centred on a teacher’s

contribution

adjusting teacher

communication patterns to ‘undertalk’ rather than ‘overtalk’

Adjusted teacher behaviours influences Indigenous students’ learning

An ethic of care is the foundation for all teaching practices

Teachers view students through a strength-based rather than deficit lens

A broad range of

    teaching practices

      are used to cause                learning

Valueing students'cultural identity includes showing

          respect for students'

            home

             language

          and  

knowledge, family

and community, values and               beliefs

connecting learning to student’s lives, with special              emphasis on those

           cultural/

          community

         elements

that affirm local culture/community

Literacy is taught from a foundation of spoken language. Code switching is explicitly taught.

      School provides

   access to cultural peer

          support and role

          models

            for

        Indigenous

       students.

 ensuring learning in classrooms that is not just centred on a teacher’s

contribution

      Students           contribute

    to the setting of classroom

      expectations, which are

    clearly and consistently

        communicated to

                           students.

Teachers communicate their regard for

   all dimensions

   of learning,    

  including

    social development

       Multiple learning

        trajectories and

experiences, that cater for

a variety of learning preferences, are                provided.

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