Item uses these practice principles: Reflective practice, Partnerships with families, High expectations for every child, Respectful relationships and responsive engagement, Equity and diversity, Assessment for learning and development, Integrated teaching and learning approaches, Partnerships with professionals.
Item responds to these sub-outcomes: Not applicable
VAEAI’s aim is to increase the presence and voice of Koorie people in education decision making. It provides advice on Koorie education issues, monitoring education trends and advocating for the needs of the Koorie community.
Supports should be provided in accordance with the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework.
There are a variety of resources and supports available on the VAEAI website. Costs will also vary depending on what services would like to access. Visit the website or contact the organisation directly for further information.
Target population: children, families and educators in kindergarten settings who require support in the area of cultural awareness and inclusion.
Factors to consider: services will need to ensure that cultural supports are appropriate to the local area and community.
Services should consider how staff may be able to share the practice knowledge they obtain from this resource with others at the service. This will ensure that improved approaches to practice or innovative ideas can be implemented across the service as a whole.
Staffing: services should consider the cost of backfill when determining the cost of accessing this resource.