Every child has a right to be included


This course is aimed to assist educators in developing their understanding of what it means to support Aboriginal children to feel a genuine sense of belonging within their early learning community. This course is specifically designed to offer early childhood professionals the skills to work with Aboriginal children and their families looking through a cultural lens.

Duration: 30 minutes

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Established in 2014, the ECA Learning Hub is well regarded for producing high-quality online professional learning. We engage topic experts from the early childhood sector to translate research and identify best practice to develop professional learning that ‘speaks the language of educators and teachers’ and can be used across the diversity of settings educators may be working in.

The ECA Learning Hub is designed to help educators gain a thorough and practical understanding of standards, frameworks and research about quality practice. It is also designed to be accessible, affordable and contemporary to ensure quality professional learning is available, no matter where and when it is needed. A library of over 90 self-paced modules, interactive webcasts and on-demand webinars across a breadth of topics ranging from pedagogy, WH&S, planning and leadership are available on the hub.

Learning Outcomes

In this course, you will:

  • understand the importance of family structure and kinship systems within Aboriginal culture
  • learn practical strategies for building trusting relationships with Aboriginal children and families
  • learn practical strategies to allow Aboriginal children and families to feel a sense of belonging.

Additional information

Course Duration

30 Minutes

Links to the National Quality Standard


Australian Professional Standards for Teachers

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Australian Qualifications Framework

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