Lousy Little Sixpence

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Lousy Little Sixpence
NITV  |  March 2, 2013

In NSW, in 1901, the Aborigines Protection Board planned to break up Aboriginal communities by forcibly removing their children and hiring them out as servants to white employers. The title of this powerful documentary comes from the wages that were to be paid to the children.
Professional learning for teachers
Reflecting on the issues raised in this video and applying that knowledge to your teaching may count towards your teacher-identified hours of professional learning. This documentary informs AITSL focus area 2.4 (understand and respect Indigenous people to promote reconciliation). Consider the ways you can incorporate Aboriginal perspectives into your teaching and think about the way past injustices have impacted upon generations of Indigenous people. Visit www.aitsl.edu.au for information on logging teacher-identified PD.

In NSW, in 1901, the Aborigines Protection Board planned to break up Aboriginal communities by forcibly removing their children and hiring them out as servants to white employers. The title of this powerful documentary comes from the wages that were to be paid to the children.
Professional learning for teachers
Reflecting on the issues raised in this video and applying that knowledge to your teaching may count towards your teacher-identified hours of professional learning. This documentary informs AITSL focus area 2.4 (understand and respect Indigenous people to promote reconciliation). Consider the ways you can incorporate Aboriginal perspectives into your teaching and think about the way past injustices have impacted upon generations of Indigenous people. Visit www.aitsl.edu.au for information on logging teacher-identified PD.

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