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The report is developed in relation with Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander which will help in developing the understanding with the culture that were being followed by the aboriginal people. The report will also help in developing the understanding with the benefits of understanding the aboriginal culture. It will also provide information related with reducing the cultural differences at the workplace so as to make the happy as well as healthy environment of the organization by helping the people understanding different culture and respecting them.
Assessment Task 1
List at least two networks that Jorg and Sabiha can access to support their culture heritage.
List at least three support services and resources the Early Childhood Services access to promote the family’s cultural identify within the centre.
1. Provide proper information to the families about different cultures
2. Helps in building social networks
3. It works to develop positive relationships with families.
List at least two health services the family could access for Jonas’ hearing.
1. They can use the antibiotics
2. They can go for the surgery (Abele, et. al., 2011)
What NQS area does this scenario relate to
Children’s Health and Safety
What Practice Principles from the EYLF/VEYLDF does this scenario relate to?
Belonging, Being and Becoming
???????How would you ensure that Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander culture is embedded throughout your program and your service?
An assurance could be made that Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander culture is embedded throughout the program and services as all the aspects related with the aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander are taken into consideration. Firstly understanding with their culture will be developed. They are descent people and prefer to follow the trends which are given from their ancestors. Inclusive child care is taken into consideration (Abekah?Nkrumah, et. al., 2011). Likewise childcare is being taken into consideration and to help the child to develop a positive social life admission in the kindergarten is being done. Such type of activities helps in understanding that in throughout the program and the services cultures is embedded by them.
???????There are at least 8 key dates on the Australian calendar where Australian specifically recognize the significance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture, what are these and what do they represent.
26 January (Australia Day- Invasion day or Survival Day:This was the day which is celebrated to showcase various aspects of the Aboriginal people like their culture, their music, the way they dance, the food they eat, the language they speaks, their politics, their literature and arts which avails wonderful opportunity to learn about the aboriginal culture of Australia (Burns, et. al., 2013).
13 February (Anniversary of the National Apology):This is a date which is very important for Australia because on this day Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd MP delivered his national apology because of the Stolen Generation.
26 March (Anniversary of the signing of the Close the Gap Statement of Intent on Indigenous Health Equality):This is the date Statement of intent was signed by the Aboriginal people in the Great Hall of Parliament House to so that people could come together and achieves equality in health status and life expectancy.
2 April (National Sorry Day):National sorry day is held so as to commemorate the history of forcible removals and its effects (Walter, 2016).
27 May (Commemorating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander was Veterans):A whole week is taken into consideration for commemorating the Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander veterans.
3 June (Mabo Day):This is held so as to celebrate Eddie Mabo who helped overturn ‘terra nullius’ in ten years campaign
7 July (National NAIDOC Day):It is a National Aboriginal and Islander Day Observance Committee which is celebrated to respect elders and nurturing youths by providing information related with Aboriginal people.
4 August (National Aboriginal and Islander Children’s Day):The day is celebrated to highlight the significance of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children (Thomson, 2012).
???????What Experiences might you plan and implement in your program to support inclusive practice that also incorporates family involvement? Provide a written plan and photo to support this question.
There are various experiences that might be planned and implemented in the program so as to support the inclusive practice that also incorporate family involvement, like organizing certain events which will include cultural activities which will show the cultures of the Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander (MacRae, et. al., 2013). Organizing fun activities and quiz competitions will also help in incorporating family involvement. It is important that such activities should be adopted so that people could gain proper information and could learn the culture and diversities. Certain role plays and activities in the annual functions will help in incorporating the family involvement and spreading effective set of information management.
???????What Practices should you be aware of when communicating with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people?
There are certain practices that should be kept in mind while communicating with the Aboriginal people they are like, introduction should be in a warm and friendly manner, asking the place where they belong and discussing the related stories and find certain topics of discussion which are in common, language should be taken into consideration as English is not being spoken by Aboriginal people as their first language, for aboriginal people avoidance of the eye contact is customarily termed as gesture of respect, before touching it is necessary to take the permission and provide the reason for the touch and it is necessary that a proper distance should be maintained while communicating with the Aboriginal people. There are various values and beliefs attached with the Aboriginal people which are necessary to be maintained while communicating with them and focus should remain with providing respect to the people while communicating (Kearns, et. al., 2013).
???????How does the role of an indigenous Preschool Assistant support the participation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander families in your program?
The role of an indigenous preschool assistant support the participation of Aboriginal people families helps in the training and support indigenous work who will remain in the communities, it helps in develop the learning with creating the indigenous services for the families, it helps in increasing the trust of the indigenous families in the mainstream services and non indigenous staff, it helps in improving the governance of indigenous organization to improve service delivery, information related with the geographic subculture is provided to the children and families, it teaches how to support indigenous and non indigenous people to move forward together in the partnership service industry and it also teaches how to create the funding and structure of the management so that truly integrated services could be operated (Cornish, 2011).
???????Why is it important to have an awareness of the diversity of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultures?
It is necessary that awareness of the diversity of Aboriginal people culture because it helps in facilitating proper support and understanding the culture that was being followed in the previous time. Understanding their culture helps in developing positive environment and learning the things which will help in developing a positive social life (Abele, et. al., 2011). In present scenario it has become important to provide appropriate learning to the children with the effect of which children learn how to develop effective social life and make good friends. With the help of their culture decline in the child maltreatment could be seen, negative parental attribution got reduced, improvement in the positive child discipline strategies could be seen, parental competences got increased, and self efficiency and improved knowledge of the child development could be seen.
???????Referring to the history of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, explain in detail why is it important that we support their culture?
It is necessary that the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people culture should b supported because it provides proper support to develop the better future of the children. It provides proper support to the children and create positive environment for the children. Their culture helps in making the children discipline and increasing the parental competencies. For proper support and developing positive environment it is necessary to support their culture. It helps in providing better understanding with the knowledge and experiences of Aboriginal parents, communities and organization. It helps in developing discipline and ensures that children could show positive behaviour to their elders and understand the value of helping others (Guidelines on the provision of sustainable eye care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians, 2013).
???????How does the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 protect all Australians form prejudice?
Racial Discrimination Act 1975 is a statutory act which was passed by the Australian Parliament at the time of Prime Ministership of Gough Whitlam. Racial Discrimination was made unlawful to save the interest of the people and spread equality in the country. The act was developed so as to remove discrimination from the country and treat all the people equally. According to the act all the people should be provided equal support and facilities, also equal opportunities should be provided to all the people living in Australia. Such kind of activity availed equal opportunities to the people of different race and religion (Abekah?Nkrumah, et. al., 2011).
??????? Provide 4 appropriate strategies to effectively accommodate culture differences amongst staff in the workplace. Two of your strategies should consider ways to deal with any culture difficulties, differences or misunderstandings that could occur in the workplace.
There are certain strategies which are developed so as to ensure that cultural differences could be removed from the organization. Removing the cultural differences from the workplace will ensure that the work in the organization could be processed smoothly and effectively. This helps in developing a positive environment at the workplace. Certain strategies that could help in removing cultural differences at the workplace are:
Focus should be made of encouraging the interaction of the employees. It could be possible by developing team building at the workplace. People from different diversities will perform a team and complete the task then they will get the opportunity to interact with each other which will help in removing cultural differences (Burns, et. al., 2013).
Promoting appreciation of the cultures will also help the organization to remove cultural differences from the workplace. Helping the people in promoting their culture and providing appreciation will help the company to sustain.
Employee assessment is another aspect that will help the organization to remove cultural differences and promoting the happy as well as healthy working environment.
Last but not the least organizing cultural events as well as fun games at the workplace will also help in removing cultural differences among the employees working at the workplace (Walter, 2016).
With the help of the assessment it could be concluded that understanding the aboriginal culture is one of the important aspect for the children of Australia. Aboriginal people provide proper information of believing in oneself and helping the society to grow. Understanding the Aboriginal and/ or Torres Strait Islander culture ensures that the positive environment could be developed in the society and people should obey and respect the values and beliefs of other people available in the society.
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