As well as supporting in-service teachers and educators, Narragunnawali recognises the importance of supporting reconciliation in the pre-service context.

The Australian Council of Deans of Education, particularly through the Australian Indigenous Lecturers in Teacher Education Association, has developed the 3Rs platform precisely in appreciation of the value of equipping teaching staff with key understandings around the concept of reconciliation, and the continuing significance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and perspectives, even before they enter their future classrooms, schools and wider educational communities.

To build on this work, below are some suggestions for how Initial Teacher Education (ITE) staff and students may consider engaging with Narragunnawali, and with reconciliation in education more widely.