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Content description VCICCD012

Intercultural Capability / Levels 5 and 6 / Cultural Diversity
Content description
Examine and discuss the variety of ways in which people understand and appreciate differing cultural values and perspectives, and the things which promote or inhibit effective engagement with diverse cultural groups
  1. examining laws that help to ensure that cultural difference is not a barrier to inclusion in society, for example, the Racial Discrimination Act 1975
  2. discussing ways in which the school incorporates multicultural, anti-racism, and human rights perspectives into school practices, for example through inclusive classroom practices
  3. exploring ways that people can gain a deeper knowledge and understanding of other cultural customs, for example, through historical sources, language learning, travelling abroad, art works or music
  4. using a peer-to-peer interview to explore student understandings about how cultural institutions, such as museums or galleries, present different cultural perspectives
  5. providing opportunities for students to explore and reflect on their learning about different cultural groups through journal prompts, such as ‘One interesting thing I now know is that…’ and ‘I am still curious about…’ and ‘One way I could satisfy my curiosity would be to…’
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