Awareness and respect for the ongoing living culture of Indigenous Australians is an important step for any Ealry Childhood Education and Care organisation.

Take the first step on your journey of reconciliation in your classroom, service, and community and develop a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). This formal statement is a commitment to reconciliation for workplaces, schools and early learning services.

We will cover; the what, why and how of reconciliation action plans and where to start. Identifying and developing achievable milestones and exploring links to the NQF. Take away RAP templates will be provided.

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About your presenter: Michelle Hamilton

Proud Wiradjuri woman, Michelle Hamilton, heads Gowrie NSW’s Indigenous Inclusion Hub where, as an educator’s educator, she has the opportunity to work throughout NSW. Michelle is passionate about ensuring equality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children and providing ATSI families with access to early childhood education. Michelle‘s specialist topic is ‘Including and valuing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander perspectives’ and her formal qualifications include a Bachelor of Teaching and a Certificate in Training and Assessment. Michelle keeps participants in her sessions motivated by sharing stories and running hands on activities.