The following resources provide information for supporting Aboriginal Perspectives in Early Childhood.

VAEAI 2018  Koori Education Calendar

The Victorian Aboriginal Education Association Inc. (VAEAI) was first established in 1976 as the Victorian Aboriginal Education Consultative Group (VAECG). The shared aim of the VAECG was to increase the presence and voice of Koorie people in education decision making.Today VAEAI represents the Koorie Community in relation to education policy development and strategic programming at the local, state and national levels. VAEAI supports the provision of education and training that reinforces the Koorie community’s cultural identity and increases awareness in the wider community of Koorie culture and aspirations in education and training. More information and resources

The Koori Education Calendar provides access to Activities, Resources and Key messages for monthly cultural events.

Papers

Indigenous pedagogies in early years education and care settings in Victoria A story of Indigenous self determination (Sue Atkinson) Published in 2014 by Youth Research Center, University of Melbourne

Constructing an Indigenous Inclusive Philosophy within an early childhood service (Sue Atkinson) Published in 2014 by Youth Research Center, University of Melbourne

Reflecting on National Aboriginal and Islanders Day 2011 (Sue Atkinson) Published in 2014 by Youth Research Center, University of Melbourne

Indigenous children and their rights under the Convention Australian perspectives (Sue Atkinson & Karina Davis) Published in 2014 by Youth Research Center, University of Melbourne

Engaging respectfully and ethically with Aboriginal perspectives in early childhood education (Catherine Hamm & Brian Newman on behalf of Action on Aboriginal Perspectives in Early Childhood [AAPEC]). Challenge, November 2016.

Videos
Meaningful Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander Perspectives