Journal article

Integrating andragogical philosophy with Indigenous teaching and learning

Annette Gainsford, Michelle Evans

MANAGEMENT LEARNING | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2020

Abstract

Recent Australian research has identified that the success of an Indigenous business greatly relies on the business acumen of its owner. Whilst business education offered through Business Schools is seemingly open to all, Indigenous Australian participation in these educational offerings have been low. In contrast the number of Indigenous businesses emerging in Australia over the past decade is building a demand for Indigenous specific business education offerings. The MURRA Indigenous Business Master Class at Melbourne Business School is such an example of an Indigenous business education program. We discuss how this program implements an andragogical philosophy into the Indigenous teaching..

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University of Melbourne Researchers