teaching resource

Why Teach About Racism? Poster

Wingaru Kids
PDF | 1 page | Years: 3 - 6

An educational poster providing a rationale for teaching Australian children about racism.

Display this poster in your classroom as a reminder of the importance of integrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives across the curriculum.

Why teach all Australian kids about racism?

Teaching Australian children about racism provides an important opportunity to:

  • recognise that the intent and impact of racism is crucial in eliminating racism
  • explore how education can break the cycle of silence and denial the enables racism
  • appreciate that racism can generate tensions within school communities and impact on the educational experiences of all students
  • understand how racist attitudes stem from fear about difference and how education can remove that fear.

A great addition to your collection of First Nations resources

The content in this poster addresses the cross-curricular priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Histories and Culture.


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