Aboriginal Education

I am a student and a pre-service teacher in Australia. I have been blessed to have had a quality education. I am looking forward to graduate and turn into a full time teacher. It is often a rather tough experience since people from my competition still confront some inequalities albeit minimal in various sectors including education. I have constantly wondered what the source of these types of inequalities had been and thus decided to carry out a report in the history of Australia generally but in particular within the Australian education system. My findings were daunting, confirming my suspicions of a historical inequality in Australia. In A Brief Good Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education in Australia by Kaye Price the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is offered in a deep sense. Price a " mixed blood” Australian who had been lucky enough to get a college degree and who will be currently now a tutor traces the of Sydney from the Europeans arrival. Price (2014) paperwork that the aborigines existed nationwide long before the European settlers arrived around the vast island. When the Europeans arrived, they at first intermingled with the natives before turning against these people and taking into consideration them an inferior race. The Europeans considered themselves because superior and thought the local inhabitants to be uneducable. It was far from the truth. The natives experienced their own proven culture and an effective system of education. The Aborigines' education system was staged and focused on observation and field of expertise, while the Euro system was regulated in support of prepared persons for cheap manual labour rather than designing a holistic specific. Due to the contrasting cultures, the Aborigines turned down the Western european system because it disrespected all their culture (Price 2014). This is exactly why the Europeans considered the Aborigines as a great uneducable and introduced the segregation guidelines which have been around ever since even if in a slight state in...

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