We draw on the knowledge of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander academics, activists, artists, language experts, Elders and key members from community organisations, to deliver flexible online short courses that will deepen your cultural competence capabilities and enable you to apply them to your own contexts.
Cultural Competence - Aboriginal Sydney MOOC trailer
Explore some of the key themes and capabilities of cultural competence by exploring Aboriginal experiences and narratives of Sydney. At the heart of this MOOC is the theme that Sovereignty was never ceded and Sydney always was and always will be Aboriginal Land. Despite this, the Aboriginal presence in the city is often invisible to non-Aboriginal eyes. This course aims to bring to light marginalised narratives of Aboriginal presence in this space.
Develop knowledge about race and racism and the skills necessary to understand different histories, identities and concepts of race and racial dialogue in a way that validates and values diverse cultural, historical and contemporary experiences. Participants will learn about the dynamics of cultural difference, and how to increase their knowledge and ability to address inequity, bias and privilege, and to create space for effective racial dialogue.
Best Practice in Racial Discourse will be launched in 2022.
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Header image: The University of Sydney’s iconic Quadrangle illuminated with artwork during Vivid Sydney 2014