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Digital Schools Talk
with Jordan Gould and Richard Pritchard Term 2 – 4

9 June 2023 - end of term 4 2023

On-Demand Digital Talk Stage 3

Discussing topics of First Nations, Creativity, Indigenous Languages and Autism, join us as we speak with authors Jordan Gould and Richard Pritchard about their entertaining and educational series, Wylah: The Koorie Warrior.


Term 2, 2023

Select a session to book or find out more through Dart Learning. 

Watch the premiere on Tuesday, 9 June at 10.30am

On demand until the end of Term 4 2023

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An interview with the authors of Wylah: The Koorie Warrior

In this interview, we speak to authors Jordan Gould and Richard Pritchard about their adventure story Wylah, inspired by First Nations history and grounded in culture. We'll learn more about the process of creating the book including their consultations with First Nations women and Kickstarter campaign and the inspirations for their characters including Poe who provides a role model for youth living with autism spectrum disorder.

The talk will conclude with the Richard and Jordan teaching viewers in schools an indigenous language song.

Jordan Gould is a Peek Whurrong man from Warrnambool, Victoria. He performs welcome to country ceremonies at corporate and private gatherings. He is passionate about teaching and talking to groups about culture, language and reconciliation.

Richard Pritchard – a New Zealand-born Samoan man – has had a dream of writing books since he was a teenager. His passion for visual storytelling has led him to work in film, animation, commercials and video games. He has worked on feature films such as The Great Gatsby, Happy Feet, Mad Max: Fury Road, and Prometheus as a visual effects artist.

Presented in association with NSW Premier’s Reading Challenge Department of Education

Teacher’s resource pack

Our resources are packed with practical, creative activities that will add to your students’ experience. 

Available from April 2023

Curriculum links

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Island Histories and Culture, Ethical Understanding, English, HASS (History), Arts (Visual Arts), Science, PDHPE, HSIE

Resources for teachers

The Opera House’s Teacher Resources provide inspirational activities to watch, listen and read for students in the classroom or learning at home.

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Share your stories with us

The Sydney Opera House is located on lands where people have come together to share stories for thousands of years. We would love you to share the stories you create in this workshop with us.

Once completed send them through to us for your chance to show the world your storytelling skills!

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