Visit Website The Learning Ground – Indigenous Education Research Database provides relevant information and research on early childhood education, school learning and adult learning. The website includes important aspects to consider in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander learning, offering educators information on cultural diversity, engagement with families and communities, identity, wellbeing and language.
Download File This paper investigates whether the current expectations of cultural competence in the early childhood education and care regulatory framework, and in particular the NQS, are appropriately articulated and whether they can be met by the current assessment and rating processes. It draws on the Coalition of Australian Government’s national Indigenous reform agenda, which […]
Visit Website Early Childhood Australia has published two case study resources on valuing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures in Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC). These resources examine why it is important to value Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures within ECEC services and shows how programs can be utilised to promote and embed […]
Visit Website The Early Childhood Australia website offers information on early childhood development, growth and learning, early childhood practice, programs and policy, and emerging issues and research.
Article by Jirra Lulla Harvey The national roll out of the My Moola Indigenous financial literacy program was launched today at the Koorie Heritage Trust, Melbourne, as a part of the inaugural National Money Smart Week. Money Smart Week is an initiative that brings together organisations from the business, community and government sectors to promote […]
Visit Website The manual provides hints and exercises to improve communication and interaction with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander clients and improve their mental health.
Visit Website Standards for Aboriginal Languages have been developed as part of the Victorian Essential Learning Standards (VELS), after extensive consultation and collaboration with Victorian Aboriginal communities. Teaching Aboriginal Languages in Victoria is centred around language reclamation, revival and cultural studies, making it different from the other five language categories of the VELS. To assist […]
Visit Website The Early Childhood Learning Resources Project was developed to assist parents to introduce and develop early literacy and numeracy learning of their young children. The work was undertaken by a consortium comprising Monash University, University of Melbourne, Curriculum Corporation and Early Childhood Australia. High quality, innovative early childhood resource materials which nurture and […]