Only About Children Hampton

VISION FOR RECONCILIATION

  At OAC Hampton we acknowledge the histories of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples; acknowledge the strength and resilience shown by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and cultures in the face of discrimination; Our vision is a future where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples are actively recognized as being the First Nations people of Australia, where all Australians embrace Elders past, present, and future for the wisdom and knowledge they hold and share.

At Only About Children Hampton, we are committed to providing a safe and respectful place for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families, and all families, and will actively work to reduce prejudice by providing rich learning experiences that strengthen knowledge and understanding and foster a community that celebrates Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. 

Respect Move away from tokenism, generalization, and generic inclusion and towards meaningful actions, that understand the diverse communities and cultures within aboriginal Australians Create a strong foundation for the children in our center that they can build on to develop respect for and knowledge about aboriginal and Torres strait islander culture and histories, Create a consistent and uniform approach to how we incorporate aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education in our center, that we are working with the same vision and goals, and using consistent respectful and inclusive language and terminology

Relationships Build real relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples in our community Move from Teaching About to Teaching with That we can do more than just create an environment for learning for our children but that we can work towards reconciliation as a part of the whole of Australia, that this work is important and reaching Build Relationships with the families in our community that they can see the respect we hold towards diversity and inclusion and that they can be a key part of our reconciliation journey

Opportunities Professional development for staff, to build a true and deep understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and histories, to Know what we teach to Highlight and include aboriginal and Torres strait islander voices and access resources created by and supporting aboriginal Peoples. 

JOIN THIS RAP
Type
Early learning service
State/Territory
VIC
Duration
January 2021 to January 2022
Actions
Action
Celebrate National Reconciliation Week View
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flags View
Inclusive Policies View
Recognise and Respect Rights View
Welcome to Country View
Build Relationships with Community View
Curriculum Planning View
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People in the Classroom View
Cultural Competence for Staff View
Acknowledgement of Country View
Staff Engagement with RAP View
Celebrate RAP Progress View
Teach about Days of National Significance View
Visibly Demonstrate Respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultures View
RAP Launch View
Teach about Reconciliation View
Explore Current Affairs and Issues View
Take Action Against Racism View
Early Years Learning Framework - Early Learning Specific View
Care for Country View
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