Professional Learning

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Educators want to understand the connections between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures and mathematics to improve mathematics outcomes for students. ATSIMA continues to work with urban, regional, rural and remote Communities and schools around Australia, developing and delivering professional learning programs.


ATSIMA programs are targeted at


Classroom Teachers, Support Officers, Students, Parents and Community

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Content


Exploring the connection between mathematics and culture

Introducing the Goompi model which is a theoretical framework that can be used to create culturally responsive pedagogy

Participate in a new way of teaching mathematics for number and algebra through creativity, cultural expression and explicit links to Aboriginal culture

Introduce the connection between Aboriginal Kinship and mathematics

ATSIMA can also tailor PL programs to your needs.


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ATSIMA PL programs are targeted at


Classroom teachers, Indigenous Community educators, school leaders, support officers, parents and Community members


PL CONTENT Includes


  • Exploring the connection between mathematics and culture
  • Introducing the Goompi Model - a theoretical framework that can be used to create culturally responsive mathematics pedagogy
  • Participating in a new way of teaching mathematics for Number and Algebra through creativity, cultural expression and explicit links to Aboriginal cultures
  • Introducing the connection between Aboriginal Kinship systems and mathematics
  • Developing confidence in educators to deliver high quality mathematics programs with Indigenous cultural content

ATSIMA collaborates with schools to tailor professional learning programs to local needs and contexts


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  • "Pattern thinking is Aboriginal thinking. There is no big boss. Patterns are about belonging. Nothing is separate from anything else." David Mowaljarlai, Elder from Derby Aboriginality a Gift: Spirituality for a Nation