2019 school programs

Our 2019 School Programs are focussed on two important places for the Yuin people in the Illawarra: Sandon Point and Geera (Mount Keira). This year’s Programs include:

Primary School & High School Programs

  • Sandon Point Public Art Project (6 week program - Term 1)

  • Design & Place-Making Program (6 week program - Terms 1, 3, 4)

  • Creative Dance Program (8 week program- Terms 1, 2, 3, 4)


    Early Learning Workshops
    Cultural dance and art workshops are available for early learning centres.

    Tailored Programs
    Contact us to discuss a tailored program for your school.

 
 
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Sandon Point Public Art Project

This program is focussed on increasing knowledge of the Aboriginal place at Sandon Point using story-telling, visual arts and craft. Participants will contribute to a collaborative public art work to be displayed at Sandon Point in 2019.

This project has been developed in consultation with the Illawarra Local Aboriginal Land Council (ILALC) and the Sandon Point Aboriginal Tent Embassy (SPATE).

Details:
2019 Term 1
6 x 1 hour workshops for groups of up to 12 students.
Open to schools in the Illawarra's northern suburbs only.


Design & Place-Making Program

This program offers an introduction to Aboriginal perspectives of design & technology. Participants will work in groups to design an outdoor learning space while learning skills in scale model-making and orthographic hand drawing.

Details:
2019 Terms 1, 3, 4
6 x 1.5 hour workshops for groups of up to 12 students.
Open to schools in the Wollongong area only.

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Creative Dance Program

This program introduces participants to  Aboriginal perspectives of dance, movement technique, choreography and performance. Participants will contribute to a collaborative choreographic process with the outcome of a completed dance routine and performance. No dance experience required to participate.

Details:
2019 Terms 1, 2, 3, 4
8 x 1.5 hour workshops for groups of up to 15 students.


Early Learning Workshops

These workshops introduce Aboriginal cultural dance and visual arts to children in an early learning education setting.

Details:
1 - 2 hour workshops for groups of up to 15 children.

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Tailored Programs

Contact us to discuss a tailored program for your school, including:

  • Whole-of-school programs

  • Programs for Aboriginal students only

  • Stage specific programs

  • Graduation programs

  • Gender specific programs