You might try using a combination of these keywords to help you get started with your search for relevant literature.
The following search terms have been tested in a range of search tools, including Education databases and Google Scholar, and are helpful for structuring a search approach.
These keywords are useful for locating literature on a range of topics such as integrating Indigenous perspectives in the curriculum.
Culturally responsive pedagogy
Embedding Indigenous knowledge
Culturally relevant education
Torres Strait Islanders
Native American education
These keywords and phrases can be used with databases or Google Scholar to help you to find journal articles. The search terms have been grouped into research/topic areas.
Culturally responsive pedagogy:
To focus your search you might try combining keywords, e.g.
("cultural competency" OR "culturally responsive pedagog*") AND ("Primary school" OR “elementary school” OR "secondary school" OR "high school") AND (Indigenous OR Aboriginal) AND curriculum
Note: The use of the * is a truncation symbol that will find multiple words in most databases, e.g. pedagogy or pedagogies.
Indigenising the curriculum:
To focus your search you might try combining keywords, e.g. (Indigenous or Aboriginal or First Nations) AND (knowledge OR histories OR curriculum) AND Australia
Decolonising the curriculum:
To focus your search you might try combining keywords, e.g. Decolonisation AND curriculum AND (teach* OR school*) AND (Indigenous peoples OR First Nations) AND Australia
Note: The use of the * is a truncation symbol that will find multiple words in most databases, e.g. decolonise or decolonisation.