First Peoples - Our Shared History

Years 1-10, Program led by museum staff

Students learn some of the protocols still used by Aboriginal people today. They learn about the diverse language and clan groups of Victoria and the living culture as it is practised today.William Barak Painting

Students from Years 3-10 will be given the use of an iPad to share in pairs to record their experience of the exhibition, and will be assigned tasks to complete. Schools can bring their own ipads and the Book Creator app if they already use this technology.

The core First Peoples experience is enhanced by assigned address specific AusVELS year level learning outcomes: P-2, 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10.

The learning focus of this session corresponds with:

  • AusVELS History. Years P-10
  • Historical Knowledge and Understanding
  • Historical Skills

Cross curriculum priority of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives.

Available Terms 1 – 4, Monday - Friday
Session times: 10am, 11.30am & 1pm
Session duration: 60 minutes 

Maximum 30, minimum 15 students per session
Cost: $5.00 per student plus education service fee