Stage 2 | Subject outline | Version control

Australian Languages — Revival Language Stage 2
Subject outline

Version 4.0
For teaching in 2024. Accredited in August 2019 for teaching at Stage 2 from 2020.

Stage 2 | Subject outline | Content | Cultural renewal and reconciliation

Cultural renewal and reconciliation

Students develop an appreciation of the language and culture of the custodians of [Revival Language], and the importance that language and culture play in the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Through learning [Revival Language], they gain insights into early contact history and the impact of colonial policies and practices on Australian Languages and cultures. Students also develop an appreciation of the role that language plays in cultural renewal and in reconciliation.

Suggested learning in this focus area may include:

  • language and identity
  • language, self‑esteem, and well‑being 
  • renewal of cultural practices 
  • language as a vehicle for reconciliation
  • connecting with our past
  • forging pathways to the future.