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Teachers are invited to a special professional development event at State Library Victoria.

Blak & Bright  is hosting its first-ever teacher PD event. 

Join writers Bruce Pascoe and Thomas Mayor, along with our talented panel of First Nations educators, to discuss and explore ‘how to teach Blak literature’

Educators from Beaconhills College will also discuss the success of their whole-school Indigenous curriculum program.

This event will be live-streamed by State Library Victoria. Click here to watch remotely.


Featuring...

Thomas Mayor

Thomas Mayor is a Torres Strait Islander man who lives on Larrakia Country in Darwin. A father of five children, he is a wharfie and union official for the Maritime Union of Australia. He has tirelessly advocated for the proposals in the Uluru Statement from the Heart, and is the author of four bestselling books….

Bruce Pascoe

Published and Edited Australian Short Stories magazine1982-1999, winner Australian Literature Award (Shark) 1999, Radio National Short Story 1998, FAW Short Story 2010, Prime Minister’s Award for Literature (Yong Adult) 2013, NSW Premier’s Book of the Year, Dark Emu, 2016. Books include : Night Animals, Fox, Ruby Eyed Coucal, Shark, Ocean, Earth, Bloke, Cape Otway, Convincing…

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Teachers are invited to a special professional development event at State Library Victoria. Blak & Bright  is hosting its first-ever teacher PD event.  Join writers Bruce Pascoe and Thomas Mayor, along with our talented panel of First Nations educators, to discuss and explore ‘how to teach Blak literature’.  Educators from Beaconhills College will also discuss…

Village Roadshow Theatrette – State Library Victoria,

179 La Trobe St, Melbourne VIC 3000

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