It’s Special and it’s Specific: Understanding the early childhood education experiences and expectations of young Indigenous Australian children and their parents

ABSTRACT Whilst early childhood education is regarded as important for young Indigenous Australians and it has been a feature of policy since the 1960s, it does not receive the same attention as compulsory schooling for Indigenous Australian students. A serious lack of large-scale research contributes to the devaluing of early childhood education for young Indigenous … [Read More] It’s Special and it’s Specific: Understanding the early childhood education experiences and expectations of young Indigenous Australian children and their parents

Achieving Stability for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children in Out-of-home Care – SNAICC

SNAICC (Secretariat of National Aboriginal and Islander Child Care) and many of its members have been watching with concern as, around the country, a range of processes are undertaken to progress longer-term care arrangements for children. They vary in detail but have been broadly described as permanency planning measures. Some of these proposals have already … [Read More] Achieving Stability for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Children in Out-of-home Care – SNAICC

CRC25: Australian Child Rights Progress Report – UNICEF Australia

This report has been prepared by the Australian Child Rights Taskforce, Australia’s peak child rights network, made up of more than 100 organisations advocating for the protection, promotion and fulfilment of the rights of children in Australia. The Taskforce is co-convened by UNICEF Australia and the National Children’s and Youth Law Centre (NCYLC) The work of the Taskforce is … [Read More] CRC25: Australian Child Rights Progress Report – UNICEF Australia

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