Audience: Year 7 to 10 Geography teachers, casual relief teachers and beginning teachers
Explore Aboriginal Cultures and Histories in Year 7 to 10 Geography by investigating fire-stick land management techniques. You’ll find out about the tropical savannah of Northern Australia and how Indigenous rangers use fire to manage the land. You'll explore the benefits of fire techniques. You'll also learn how to help your students research local land management.
Watch videos and explore a range of teaching resources, documents and websites that you can use straight away. Download a course handout to refer to anytime. Once you’ve completed the course, you will be able to teach Year 7 to 10 Geography students about traditional land management and share your learning with others.
About the instructor
Kirsty helps teachers grow in their profession. She is the Head of Professional Development at Cool Australia, inspiring hundreds of educators each year. Kirsty shares her 15+ years of teaching and training experience. In her courses, she creates a dynamic space for teachers to be creative and curious. She builds teacher confidence and makes information relevant, helpful and powerful. Kirsty also has a background in communication and talking to people about change.