In 2012, the educators from this early childhood service attended a cultural awareness workshop. Read what happened next.
Some years ago, educators at Gowrie SA committed to developing deeper understandings of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and cultures and to providing more effective support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families. During the development period 'the belief that good intentions need to be turned into real actions was a strong motivation for all'. Read more about how Gowrie SA developed their Reconciliation Action Plan and what it has meant to the staff and children at Gowrie SA.
Director Karen Shackwell describes how her service worked to create a program that is rich in authentic cultural diversity, a program that moved beyond tokenism.