Milestones Early Learning Edgewater


For The Learning Tree in Edgewater, reconciliation between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the broader community is about education. Through education and understanding, our educators and all members of our early learning service community might more fully understand their role in changing futures, whilst empowering them to trust in their abilities to do so.

The Learning Tree’s vision for reconciliation begins with our active acknowledgement of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples as the Traditional Owners and Custodians of Lands across Australia, and our recognition of the cultural and spiritual connections that continue to nurture these Lands, with a respect that is as vital today as in any times past. 

Our commitment to this journey reflects our values, our respect for the rights of children, and our desire for all Australians to have the natural expectation of a positive future. Whilst we are all beginning to understand the gravity and intergenerational impacts of our shared histories, this may not have been mentioned in our own schooling, so our own education is ongoing. We undertake to continue to learn, alongside the children, openly, honestly and with integrity. We are determined to include truth-telling and diverse perspectives, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives, as we interact daily with the newest generations of young learners. We will at all times be mindful of the children in our care and the families in our community, wherever they may be from, as we truthfully tell the stories of our nation's past and begin to write a new story about Australia.

Early learning service
May 2020 to May 2021
Opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Students and Children View
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People in the Classroom View
Acknowledgement of Country View
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags View
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Languages View
Celebrate National Reconciliation Week View
Early Years Learning Framework - Early Learning Specific View
Cultural Competence for Staff View
Build Relationships with Community View
Teach about Reconciliation View
Curriculum Planning View
Take Action Against Racism View
Welcome to Country View
Staff Engagement with RAP View
Celebrate RAP Progress View
Inclusive Policies View
Explore Current Affairs and Issues View
RAP Budget Allocation View