[csaa-forum] Call for Papers: Indigenous Content in Education: Engaging Indigenous Knowledges, Pedagogies and Curriculum

Ruth Fazakerley public_art_research at yahoo.com.au
Wed Apr 15 14:05:17 ACST 2015

(Forwarded on behalf of Andrew Gunstone & Andrea Duff, University of South Australia)
Dear Colleague

We are proud to launch the official call for papers forthe Indigenous Content in EducationSymposium:  Engaging Indigenousknowledges, pedagogies and curriculum, 2015. The Symposium - which is attracting strong national and internationalinterest - will be held on September 21, 2015 in the University of SouthAustralia's Hawke building.

We invite submissions from across the education sector;communities; students and anyone with an interest in making a difference inthis important field.

We look forward to hearing from you.

Associate Professor Andrew Gunstone  and Ms Andrea Duff

Co-chairs, Indigenous Content in Education Symposium:  Engaging Indigenous knowledges, pedagogiesand curriculum, 2015



CALL  FOR  PAPERSIndigenousContent in Education Symposium 2015 (ICES'15) EngagingIndigenous Knowledges, Pedagogies and Curriculum

21 September 2015        
HawkeBuilding, City West Campus, University of South Australia, Adelaide, SouthAustralia, Australia

Website: http://unisa.edu.au/ICES

Abstract Submission Deadline: July 1, 2015




This Symposium will examine approaches to engagingIndigenous knowledges, pedagogies and curriculum. It will provide anopportunity to build communities of best practice across a range of disciplinesincluding: science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM); humanities;social sciences; education; health; business and Indigenous studies. TheSymposium will bring together academics, teachers, community members andstudents.

Topics for discussion will include, but are not limitedto:

o             What is 'best practice' when engagingIndigenous perspectives, knowledges and pedagogies in the curriculum?

o             What contributions can non-Indigenousstaff make to Indigenous content in education?

o             Whatare the issues for different disciplines, such as STEM, health, business andhumanities?

o             How dostudents learn best about Indigenous Australians, communities andorganisations?

o             How do we prepare our students to beinterculturally competent professionals?

o             How isinstitutional readiness created for including Indigenous education in thecurriculum?

UniSA has a long tradition of developing curricula arounddiscipline and professional practice in relation to working with IndigenousAustralians. Since 2005, UniSA requires all undergraduate students to haveIndigenous content in their program of study. Academic staff work inpartnership with colleagues in the David Unaipon School of Indigenous Educationand Research (DUCIER) to deliver this policy. In 2014, UniSA launched itsReconciliation Action Plan to further strengthen its Indigenous Content Programand move towards its aspiration to become the Aboriginal and Torres StraitIslander Student 'university of choice'.

This Symposium is hosted by the University of SouthAustralia with funding support from the Portfolio of Student Engagement andEquity, UniSA College, the UniSA Business School and the Divisions ofEducation, Arts and Social Sciences; Health Sciences; and InformationTechnology, Engineering and the Environment.


We invite posters and papers that address these andrelated symposium themes. Abstracts of 200 words (max) will be subject to blindpeer review and should be submitted via the Symposium website by July 1,2015.  Accepted abstracts, non-refereedfull papers and posters will be published on the Symposium website. Weanticipate that selected refereed papers will be published in a special issueof the Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues (see www.unisa.edu.au/jaii).  


May 1, 2015:                  Online registrations andabstract submissions open

July 1, 2015:                   Deadline for submission ofabstracts for posters and papers.

July 24, 2015:                 Notification of acceptance. 

August 1, 2015:            Deadline for final version.

August 1, 2015:             Deadline for Copyright andpermission to publish on the website.

August 1, 2015:             Deadline for Presenterregistration.

September 14, 2015: Deadline for registration of participants who are not presenting papersor posters.

September 21, 2015: The Indigenous Content in Education Symposium 2015 (ICES'15). 

September 30, 2015: Deadline for submission of posters for publication on the website. 

September 30, 2015: Invitation for submission of selected papers for referee process forpublication in a special issue of the Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues(see www.unisa.edu.au/jaii).

September 30, 2015: Invitation for submission of non-refereed papers for publication on theSymposium website.


In the first instance, abstracts of 200 words (max)should be submitted via the Symposium website by July 1, 2015.  Abstracts are sought for both full papers(3000-8000 words) and posters (maximum A0 size).  Refer to the Symposium website for detailedguidelines on paper and posters.

Each abstract will be blind peer-reviewed by two expertsin the field for originality, significance, clarity, impact and relevance tothe Symposium aims.   Finaldeterminations will be made by the Program Committee.  

In the event that the Symposium is oversubscribed,authors may be invited to submit a poster in lieu of a paper.  

Accepted abstracts, non-refereed full papers and posterswill be published on the Symposium website.

Selected symposium papers will have the opportunity to bepublished in a special issue of the Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues,following a referee process.


Registration should be completed via the Symposiumwebsite. 

Full registration fee:                     $AUD85.00

Concessional registration fee:     $AUD30.00 (student, community, non-waged,under-employed, pensioner)

At least one author of each accepted paper and postermust register their attendance no later than August 1, 2015.

All other registrations should be finalised no later thanSeptember 14, 2015.


We expect the Symposium to have participants from allStates and Territories of Australia, as well as international participants.


The information that appears in this announcement iscorrect as of April 15, 2015.


Please send any enquiries to ITEE-OUA.Academic.Services at unisa.edu.au



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