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Digital Schools Talk with Jordan Gould and Richard Pritchard (Live talk June 9, On Demand until end of Term 4) (Stage 3, Stage 4, Stage 5)

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Discussing topics of First Nations, Creativity, Indigenous Languages and Autism, join authors Jordan Gould and Richard Pritchard as they talk about their adventure story, Wylah: The Koorie Warrior


In this live stream 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 campagin 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.

If your students have a question that they would like to ask, you will have the opportunity to record it and send it in for  to answer on the day. Questions must be emailed no later than 25th February 2023. Further instructions on how to do this will be sent to you upon booking.


BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Sydney Opera House


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


Event Details

Date & Time

  09-Jun-2023    10:30AM   + Google Calendar  + iCal Export

Event Type

Live Event - Scheduled

Delivery Platform

Youtube Recording


45 Minutes


This is a free talk.

Date or time don’t suit? The talk will be available for you to watch at any time throughout the school year.


Primary, Secondary

Main KLA, Strand, Sub Strand

Aboriginal Culture and History

Other KLAs

English » Making meaning through responding and composing » Reading and Viewing

PDHPE » Interpersonal Skills » Health, Wellbeing and Relationships

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Requirements: Technology, Materials and Pre and Post event requirements.

  • Internet connection and viewing device
  • Viewing Link (see below)
  • Do your students have questions? Record the questions and send by 25th February 2022 to have them featured during the talk.

If you have any queries please contact the provider

Name: Creative Learning Team

Phone: +61 2 9250 7770

Email: [email protected]

Website: https://www.sydneyoperahouse.com/events/whats-on/schools/2023/digital-creative-learning.html

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Does this date or time not suit? Register and watch this talk any time between 9 June until the end of the school year.

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