Riding the throughflow: disrupting colonial discourse through cultural humility

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    Abstract

    The Indonesian Throughflow is an ocean current that traverses between the Pacific and Indian Oceans. It is an apt metaphor for an educator and researcher situated at the “Top End” of Australia, who teaches and supervises Indigenous and international students and traverses cultural straits and currents in her research within South- East Asia. This chapter explores notions of cultural competence and how elevating the importance of culture as part of dedicated practice in cultural humility is presented as a way forward to build more sustainable and equitable educational relationships in these contexts.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationChallenges in Global Learning
    Subtitle of host publicationDealing with Education Issues from an International Perspective
    EditorsAnia Lian, Peter Kell, Paul Black, Koo Yew Lie
    Place of PublicationNewcastle upon Tyne, NE6 2PA, UK
    PublisherCambridge Scholars Publishing
    Pages52-67
    Number of pages16
    ISBN (Electronic) (13): 978-1-4438-9980-2
    ISBN (Print) (10): 1-4438-9980-1
    Publication statusPublished - 2017

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