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Universities ‘must learn from Indigenous language and culture’

Image: Graham Crumb [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Vice-chancellor marks anniversary of Stolen Generations apology with statement on incorporating Indigenous thinking in courses

Australia’s universities have much to learn from Indigenous communities in developing relevant courses and research, as well as addressing educational disadvantages, a rural vice-chancellor has said.

Andrew Vann, an engineering professor and vice-chancellor of Charles Sturt University in rural New South Wales, has called for greater involvement with Indigenous culture in tertiary institutions.

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