San Francisco, California, USA
London, United Kingdom
- Makinti Minutjukur - Interagency Coordinator
- Katrina Tjitayi - Wellbeing Coordinator
- Kerryn Jones - Early Childhood Leader
- Penny Cook - Principal Manager Early Years
Bush Tucker morning tea
BOOK INTO ONE OF THE FOLLOWING BREAKOUT SESSIONS!
Jasmine Graham – Aboriginal Cultural Consultant, DECD
‘Want to implement Aboriginal Cultural Studies into the curriculum?’
What is cultural competency? Visit history and impacts of policy on Aboriginal peoples. Challenge mental models. Reflect on one’s own cultural context and self awareness. Explore culturally responsive practices and Aboriginal Cultural studies including strategic links and resources to take away.
Gloria Lalor – Mundine, Gowrie, SA
‘Cultural competence and bringing Kaurna language into your curriculum”
Explore opportunities to authentically engage with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families and communities
within your service and broader community. Gowrie SA is on Kaurna land, and educators embed Kaurna words and songs in their daily work with children. Come and learn about how you can respectfully weave Aboriginal
perspectives into your curriculum. See some examples of this work and consider the application for your site and respectful approaches in doing this.
Jack Buckskin – Aboriginal Cultural Service Mentor, Tauondi Aboriginal College
‘Cultural competence through Kaurna voice’
A proud Kaurna and Narungga man Jack Kanya Kudnuita Buckskin has dedicated his life to re-learning and passing on his knowledge and language to the future generations of Kaurna people, especially his own children. Through managing and performing song and dance with Kuma Kaaru Cultural Services, teaching Kaurna language and being a strong icon in the revitalisation process of the Kaurna language, Jack has the opportunity to promote and teach about his language and culture around the world.
When & Where
Early Childhood Organisation
EChO (Early Childhood Organisation Inc) is a group of South Australian educators and carers whose focus is on children from birth to eight years of age.
EChO is committed to developing the status, high quality and future direction of early childhood education.
1. Promoting and maintaining the visibility of early childhood education.
2. Providing quality professional learning for early childhood educators and carers.
3. Developing and maintaining links with other professional associations.
4. Promoting and supporting research into children’s cultural, social, moral, physical and emotional development.
EChO membership is open to all educators and carers – teachers, child care workers, support staff and family day carers.
Enquiries about this event can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org.