Core Cultural Learning; Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australia Foundation Course (Core Cultural Learning) is the University’s new online Indigenous Cultural Awareness program open to all staff.
All new staff will be required to complete Core Modules 1 and 2 as part of their probation requirements.
All ANU staff have access to the 10 online training modules and are able to work through the content at their own pace.
This interactive course is designed to enhance cultural capability across ANU and build greater awareness of the vast history and cultural heritage of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
Core Cultural Learning contains 10 modules of approximately 1 hour each. Each module contains a variety of videos and quality resources that provide a foundation for understanding of traditional knowledges, cultural expression and experiences of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians.
At the conclusion of this course participants will be able to:
- Recognise their own cultural influences
- Demonstrate awareness of the diversity of Indigenous cultures and world views and how history has shaped identity and experience of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples today
- Understand impact of past government policies and current indigenous policy frameworks
- Understand importance of rights to country, self-determination and autonomy to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
- Understand how to effectively engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples
About Core Cultural Learning
Core Cultural Learning was developed by the Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) for the Commonwealth Public service and has been adapted for delivery to a general audience. The program will be complementary to face-to-face Indigenous Cultural Learning training workshops.
Registration: Access to Core Cultural Learning is via Pulse. For information on how to log in to PULSE please go to About PULSE.
Program dates: On demand any time through Pulse.