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Tracy Woodroffe is a Lecturer and Course Coordinator in the College of Indigenous Futures, Arts & Society specialising in Education, Teaching Indigenous Learners and Indigenous Knowledge in Education. She is a local Warumungu Luritja woman with extensive experience in Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary classrooms. Tracy is interested in Educational Pedagogy and the use of Indigenous Knowledge to improve Indigenous academic achievement. Her work includes Indigenous methodology in examining the Australian education system through an Indigenous Women’s Standpoint. 

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Research Output 2016 2017

  • 2 Article
  • 1 Conference Paper published in Proceedings

The evolution of Indigenous higher education in Northern Territory, Australia: A chronological review of policy

Street, C. L., Guenther, J., Smith, J. A., Robertson, K. L., Motlap, S. D., Ludwig, W., Gillan, K., Woodroffe, T. & Ober, R., 2017, In : International Studies in Widening Participation. 4, 2, p. 32-51 20 p.

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Creating the ideal classroom environment to ensure success for Indigenous students

Woodroffe, T., 2016, Changes and challenges: The power of education to build the world to which we aspire. Ikin, K. (ed.). Victoria: Australian College of Educators, p. 86-91 6 p.

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Indigeneity - A Skill-set for Teaching

Woodroffe, T., 2016, In : Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues. 19, 1-2, p. 117-131 15 p.

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education system


The importance of including Indigenous knowledge in pre-service teacher education

Author: Woodroffe, T., 2019

Supervisor: Wallace, R. (Supervisor) & Spencer, M. (Supervisor)

Student thesis: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) - CDU