Position

Senior Lecturer
Tjilbruke Teaching and Learning

Teaching interests

Teaching and supporting Indigenous students in their journey of learning as well as working with pre-service teachers to consider socially just ways to engage with Indigenous students and to implement strategies that work for Indigenous students and not against them. Being informed about the exicitng things happening in our community and to be critically aware at all times of how our students engage in a culturally safe and ethical learning space. I have a strong interest in secondary schooling and Indigenous student engagement and commitment to their learning.

Topic Coordinator:

  • AUST9000  Indigenous Research Methodologies
  • EDUC2420  Teaching IndigenousAustralianStudents
  • EDUC9400  Teaching Indigenous Australian Students

Research expertise

  • Australian cultural history
  • Curriculum and pedagogy
  • Indigenous identities

Research interests

Rap and Hip Hop as a tool for engaging Indigenous students
Decolonising methodologies

Indigenous Research Methodologies

collaboration as research method

unbounb/bound Acts 1,2,3

Publications

  • Tur, S.L. and Blanch, F. (2013). Getting the "call": Writing Close to the Other, of the Other. AARE Conference Annual International Conference.
  • Blanch, F. (2012). “Hit the pack”: young Nunga males and rap as resistive transcript to engage schooling. In Special Interest Group. American Educational Research Association.
  • Tur, S., Blanch, F. and Worby, G. (2011). Writing forward, writing back, writing Black. In Writing and Editing. BlackWords 5th Anniversary Symposium. University of Queensland.
    [Web Link]
  • Wilson, C.J., Tur, S. and Blanch, F. (2009). Indigenous vs. Western Epistemologies: The Intersection of Knowledge Production in the Academy. Indigenous Studies Indigenous Knowledges Conference. Fremantle, Perth. Dec 2009.
  • Blanch, F. (2011). Go Sistas, Show Sistas, Soul Sistas: maintaining what little space with have and creating new ones. Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues, 14(Special Issue 1) pp. 79-87.
  • Baker, A.C., Blanch, F., Harkin, N.A. and Tur, S.L. (2015). Bound and Unbound: Sovereign Acts. Adelaide: Yunggorendi First Nations Centre, Flinders University.
  • Baker, A.C., Tur, S.L., Harkin, N.A. and Blanch, F. (2015). Bound and unbound: sovereign acts - Act II. Nici Cumpston, ed. TARNANTHI. Adelaide: Art Gallery of South Australia, pp. 140-141.
  • Tur, S.L. and Blanch, F. (2015). Tarnanthi Festival of Indigenous Art ABC Radio Interview.
  • Baker, A.C., Blanch, F., Harkin, N.A. and Tur, S.L. (2015). Act 1 Bound and Unbound Sovereign Acts. Artlink. Adelaide: Gordon and Gotch. 35(3) pp. 60-65.
    [Web Link]
  • Baker, A.C., Blanch, F., Harkin, N.A. and Tur, S.L. (2015). Bound and Unbound: Sovereign Acts - Act II. Adelaide
  • Baker, A.C., Blanch, F., Harkin, N.A. and Tur, S.L. (2015). Sovereign Love Poem - Bus Stops. Adelaide
  • Blanch, F. (2014). unbound/bound; decolonising methodologies of the lived and spoken. Fontelle Art Gallery
    [Web Link]
  • Blanch, F. (2014). 'I Citizen' Soul Box,
    [Web Link]
  • Baker, A.C., Blanch, F., Harkin, N.A. and Tur, S.L. (2014). Bound and Unbound: Sovereign Acts Decolonising Methodologies of the Lived and Spoken: Act I. Fontanelle Gallery
  • Tur, S.L. and Blanch, F. (2014). "Historia" Tall Ships. Adelaide Town Hall
  • Blanch, F. (2013). "Historia" Tall ships" Town Hall
  • Baker, A., Wurm, J., Wilson, R., Tur, S., Blanch, F. and Bunda, T. (2013). Tellin' the stories of teachers. Flinders University
    [Web Link]
  • Blanch, F. (2009). Walkin the walk n talking the talk. ABC Online Indigenous Voice.
    [Web Link]
  • Wyeld, T., MacGill, B.M., Blanch, F. and Thompson, P. (2012). Playing with Reconciliation: engaging primary school students with the values of reconciliation using a video game. In E Banissi, S Bertschi, C Forsell, J Johansson, S Kenderdine, FT Marchese, M Sarfraz, L Stuart, A Ursyn, TG Wyeld, H Azzag, M Lebba & G Venturini, ed. Information Visualization: Visualisation, BioMedical Visualization, Visualisation on Built and Rural Environments & Geometric Modelling and Imaging. Piscataway, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 16th International Conference on Information Visualisation. Monpellier, France. Jul 2012, pp. 471-473.
    [10.1109/IV.2012.81] [Scopus]
  • MacGill, B.M., Wyeld, T. and Blanch, F. (2010). Re-Writing Recent History: developing a National reconciliation pedagogy using a video game for school age children. In Proceedings: 2010 14th International Conference Information Visualisation. USA: IEEE Computer Society. Information Visualisation 2010. London, UK. Jul 2010, pp. 397-402.
    [Scopus]
  • Worby, G., Tur, S. and Blanch, F. (2014). Writing forward, writing back, writing Black - Working Process and Work-in-Progress. JASAL: Journal of The Association For The Study of Australian Literature, 14(3)
  • Blanch, F. (2013). Encountering the Other: one Indigenous Australian woman's experience of racialisation on a Saturday night. Gender, Race and Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography, 20(2) pp. 253-260.
    [10.1080/0966369X.2011.649352] [Scopus]
  • MacGill, B.M. and Blanch, F. (2013). Indigenous Students' Wellbeing and The Mobilisation of Ethics of Care in the Contact Zone. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 38(2) pp. 143-152.
    [10.14221/ajte.2013v38n2.6] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Blanch, F. (2011). Young Nunga males at play and playing up: the look and the talk. Discourse: Studies in The Cultural Politics of Education, 32(1) pp. 99-112.
    [10.1080/01596306.2011.537077] [Scopus]
  • Blanch, F. and Worby, G.R. (2010). The silences waiting: Young Nunga males, curriculum and rap. Curriculum Perspectives, 30(1) pp. 1-13.
    [Scopus]
  • Tur, S.L., Blanch, F. and Wilson, C.J. (2010). Developing a collaborative approach to standpoint. Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 39S pp. 58-67.
  • Blanch, F. (2009). aCa in the Nunga room : a place for 'wellbeing' Curriculum Perspectives, 29(3) pp. 82-86.
    [Scopus]
  • Wyeld, T., MacGill, B.M., Blanch, F. and Thompson, P. (2012). Playing with Reconciliation: engaging primary school students with the values of reconciliation using a video game. In E Banissi, S Bertschi, C Forsell, J Johansson, S Kenderdine, FT Marchese, M Sarfraz, L Stuart, A Ursyn, TG Wyeld, H Azzag, M Lebba & G Venturini, ed. Information Visualization: Visualisation, BioMedical Visualization, Visualisation on Built and Rural Environments & Geometric Modelling and Imaging. Piscataway, USA: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. 16th International Conference on Information Visualisation. Monpellier, France. Jul 2012, pp. 471-473.
    [10.1109/IV.2012.81] [Scopus]
  • MacGill, B.M., Wyeld, T. and Blanch, F. (2010). Re-Writing Recent History: developing a National reconciliation pedagogy using a video game for school age children. In Proceedings: 2010 14th International Conference Information Visualisation. USA: IEEE Computer Society. Information Visualisation 2010. London, UK. Jul 2010, pp. 397-402.
    [Scopus]
  • Worby, G., Tur, S. and Blanch, F. (2014). Writing forward, writing back, writing Black - Working Process and Work-in-Progress. JASAL: Journal of The Association For The Study of Australian Literature, 14(3)
  • Blanch, F. (2013). Encountering the Other: one Indigenous Australian woman's experience of racialisation on a Saturday night. Gender, Race and Culture: A Journal of Feminist Geography, 20(2) pp. 253-260.
    [10.1080/0966369X.2011.649352] [Scopus]
  • MacGill, B.M. and Blanch, F. (2013). Indigenous Students' Wellbeing and The Mobilisation of Ethics of Care in the Contact Zone. Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 38(2) pp. 143-152.
    [10.14221/ajte.2013v38n2.6] [Scopus] [Web Link]
  • Blanch, F. (2011). Young Nunga males at play and playing up: the look and the talk. Discourse: Studies in The Cultural Politics of Education, 32(1) pp. 99-112.
    [10.1080/01596306.2011.537077] [Scopus]
  • Blanch, F. and Worby, G.R. (2010). The silences waiting: Young Nunga males, curriculum and rap. Curriculum Perspectives, 30(1) pp. 1-13.
    [Scopus]
  • Tur, S.L., Blanch, F. and Wilson, C.J. (2010). Developing a collaborative approach to standpoint. Australian Journal of Indigenous Education, 39S pp. 58-67.
  • Blanch, F. (2009). aCa in the Nunga room : a place for 'wellbeing' Curriculum Perspectives, 29(3) pp. 82-86.
    [Scopus]
  • Blanch, F. (2011). Go Sistas, Show Sistas, Soul Sistas: maintaining what little space with have and creating new ones. Journal of Australian Indigenous Issues, 14(Special Issue 1) pp. 79-87.

Professional and community engagement

Aboriginal Arts Boards SA committee member

LeFevre High School Community context

Expertise for media contact

Subject Titles

  • Aboriginal issues
  • Education - Aboriginal
  • Feminism

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Postal address: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia
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