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d) What learning opportunity is provided to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children when they have a connection to their land and/or water? Land and water resembles where an individual belongs and having a healthy connection with where they belong will give them an opportunity to learn from their self identity e) What are fourkey benefits of cultural expression for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children? 1- support the principles and outcomes endorsed by the EYLF2-provide children with a strong sense of identity and wellbeing 3- children will learn to accept other cultural backgrounds in a respectable manner 4- cultural experience will be a good resource for the children to learn more about their history f) List four practical ways in which Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture is celebrated. 1-singing and dancing and painting body designs 2-totems, dreaming and creating stories 3- playing games such as “mangrook” football 4- ceremonies on land and sea Question 3 To complete this task, refer to (pp. 229 – 231) of your textbook ‘The Big Picture’. a) List five factors which demonstrate that young Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander children and infants have poorer life outcomes than non - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. 1- ATSI children face 2.1 times higher mortality rates compared to other Australian children. 2- The likelihood of ATSI children achieving the minimum standards in literacy and numeracy is much lower when compared to other Australian children. 3- newborn ATSI babies are more likely to suffer from low birth weight when compared to other Australian newborns. 4- The injury death rates for ATSI children is 3 times higher than that for other Australian children. 5- ATSI children are 8 times more likely to suffer from neglect &/or abuse than other Australian children. b) List five key barriers for Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people to accessing children’s education and care services? 1- literacy issues: language / communication barriers 2- Services may lack the understanding of Aboriginals and/or Torres Strait Islanders protocols (how to act in front them and talk to them) thus may be disrespectful to the Indigenous people; & Indigenous people on the other hand may not understand the protocols, practices and mutual obligation of enrolment. 3- low numbers of Indigenous employees 4- cultural differences and poor understanding of the Aboriginal’s history: different beliefs, values, attitudes, and practices. 5- poor promotion of available services throughout the Aboriginal community. In addition to their different perceptions on education and learning methods
CHCECE001 Develop cultural competence and CHCDIV002 Promote Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander cultural safety. Theory Tasks.