What does trauma informed practice actually look like in an education setting? An easy-to-read manual and toolkit have been developed based on the research and practical experience of Rebecca Harris and the team of educators working at Carlton Primary School. Read about it in the case study this month. Find a host of other great resources and links to free online professional learning as well.
Inclusion – it’s about access, participation and outcomes! Inclusive practice benefits all children in your care. In this month’s newsletter, read a case study and find some great resources to support your progress in this area.
How will you celebrate NAIDOC week in July and the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children’s Day in August? What can you do on a daily basis that is inclusive of our First Nations peoples and cultures? Find inspiration in the June newsletter.
Many of the resources in the newsletter help you to think about your own skills and experiences and to reflect on the qualities that you will bring to leadership. Find a rubric to help you think about the concept of self-leadership. Access articles which explore leadership styles, and what leadership means in an early years setting.
Find articles, posters and links to some great resources that encourage nutritious eating habits, and appreciation of where our food comes from. Learn more about Indigenous food traditions. Bring children in contact with the sources of their food. Find resources that assist your understandings of allergies.
In this newsletter we focus on the resources that support educators through the process of reflecting on their practice. Read how educators used a set of questions to prepare for the assessment and ratings process. Find resources designed to deepen critical thinking about processes and practice.