Students gain an understanding of Aboriginal histories and achievements, and of Aboriginal perspectives on culture, land, and identity. They examine social and political viewpoints through Aboriginal arts and literature, and develop their knowledge and understanding of the different forms and effects of, and ways to counter, racism.
Students critically analyse a contemporary issue of significance to Aboriginal people, and engage in intercultural communication and understanding.
Stage 1 subject code: 1ABD10 or 1ABD20
Credits: 10 or 20
Stage 2 subject code: 2ABD20
From 2017, the SACE Board will no longer select Stage 2 moderation samples for school assessed materials. Teachers will select the moderation sample.
Read more about moderation sample selection, including FAQs and an instructional video.
Aboriginal Studies consultation
We are currently renewing the Stage 1 and Stage 2 Aboriginal Studies subjects. The draft subject outlines are now available for comment.
Consultation closes 23 June 2017.