The University of Canberra is introducing Yarning Circles to some of the units.
Historically, the yarning circle was used by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities as a communication tool to discuss ongoing issues, problems, and ways to resolve them. They would gather, sit in a circle and share their stories, knowledge, experiences and ideas.
For the first time, the yarning circle concept and process is being taught as part of the University’s curriculum in the Dispute Management unit in the law and justice disciplines, and in the Counselling in Dispute Resolution unit in the allied health and counselling disciplines.
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