Affecting change through assessment: improving indigenous studies programs using engaging assessment

Kristina Warawara
and has achieved some extraordinary outcomes in that short time. The leadership provided over the course of the LEAP project has created opportunities to open up previously closed avenues of communication, training and support for Indigenous and non-Indigenous academics working in the department. This has resulted in a gradual but radical change in culture which has improved units of study using engaging assessment as the catalyst. This paper reflects on the processes involved in creating a
more » ... uctive, generative interface in which important issues in Indigenous education may be discussed.