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.
To what extent is your service a child safe organisation? Explore some of the resources designed to enhance child safety in your context all year round. Consider the place and impact of specific awareness-raising activities alongside more comprehensive child safety strategies.
Attitudes about use of technology vary widely in the early years context. How can we make the most of technology as a tool for learning and development? Read how one Perth-based kindergarten manages digital play. Look into the latest research on young children and digital technology. Find some good checklists to record what children are learning when they are using digital devices.