Teaching inclusively means creating a learning environment where students, irrespective of their background can maximise the potential for their own learning and the learning of others.
Valuing, understanding, responding to and celebrating diversity lies at the core of inclusive teaching and it enriches the teaching and learning experiences of all students and staff.
While inclusive teaching relates to all students, it is of particular importance for Indigenous students, students from low socio economic backgrounds, International students, students with disabilities, students of diverse social and/or cultural backgrounds, students from diverse religious backgrounds and rural and remote students.
The 2011 strategic plan confirms the University's intention to attract and support promising students whatever their social or cultural background and particularly to enhance the pathways and support we provide for Indigenous students.
Our aim is to diversify our student population and to widen the participation of Australians in tertiary education.
To find out more about inclusive teaching or to discuss your teaching context, please contact Dr Cynthia Nelson.